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The official weigh-ins for Showtime's stacked card from Brooklyn took place this afternoon. The card features Danny Garcia vs. Erik Morales II, and despite the supposed failed drug test from Morales, the fight is still going off as planned, and there are many other great fights as well. Check out the official weigh-in results, including photos, videos and official weights for all of the featured fighters.
Quillin vs. N'Dam
Peter Quillin: 159.2 lbs
Hassan N'Dam: 159 lbs
N'Dam is actually a defending champion of sorts here, and both guys are undefeated. Quillin is certainly the more well known commodity though, and will be looking to make his way into bigger fights and opportunities from here. Both guys showed each other respect leading up to this fight.
Malignaggi vs. Cano
Paulie Malignaggi: 146.2 lbs
Pablo Cesar Cano: 148.4 lbs - he'll have one hour to reweigh and make 147 lbs
Malignaggi rocked a mini mohawk of sorts at the weigh-in and rec...
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Even substances couldn’t help Erik Morales to get a victory over Danny Garcia, as the young gun went on his way to beat the veteran when he knocked him out in the fifth round with a painful left punch that left the 36-year-old dazed.Huge victory for Garcia, as he leaves Morales career dangling.The post Danny Garcia Knocks Out Erik Morales (Video) appeared first on FootBasket.
ESPN reported that boxer Erik Morales has failed a random drug test that is under the jurisdiction of the United States Anti-Doping Agency or USADA. Apparently, his fight against Danny Garcia this weekend still has the green light.
According to Dan Rafael of ESPN, Erik Morales tested positive for clenbuterol. That drug is typically for individuals with a breathing problem such...
Tweet According to a report from Halestorm Sports, veteran welterweight boxer Erik Morales (52-8-0 36 KOs) has tested positive for a banned substance leading up to his rematch with Danny Garcia (24-0-0, 15 KOs). The bout was scheduled to be the inaugural boxing event at the new Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. Halestorm Sports reports that the [...]
Boxing returned to Brooklyn in triumphant fashion with four world title fights capped off by Danny Garcia’s (25-0, 16 KO’s) fourth round knockout of Erik Morales (52-9, 36 KO’s) to defend his Unified Super Lightweight World Championship in front of more than 11,000 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Saturday night.
Garcia was in command from the first round as...
Danny Garcia will be putting his WBA and WBC Junior Welterweight titles on the line against former four-time world champion Erik Morales on Oct. 20 at Brooklyn, New York’s brand new Barclay’s Center. This is a rematch of their March 24 bout which Garcia won by a unanimous decision.
Garcia of Philadelphia won the WBC crown that night after the Mexican Morales was stripped of it...
Paulie Malignaggi, the current WBA Welterweight titleholder, takes on Mexico’s Pablo Cesar Cano at the Barclay’s Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York on Oct. 20.
Cano knows the champion might have an advantage with possible hometown judging on his side and said he’s not going into the fight to lose a decision. Cano said he’s going to knock Malignaggi out to make sure...
Showtime will once more test its "more is better" theory on the airwaves Saturday, and this time the four-fight slate is a modest upgrade in quality over the last high-quantity Showtime card from this past summer.
The main event is not a dreadful-on-paper cruiserweight bout between Antonio Tarver and Lateef Kayode, but rather a rematch between two top junior welterweights...
Tonight, from the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., undefeated Philadelphia fighter Danny Garcia will defend his title in a rematch against Erik Morales for the WBC/WBA junior welterweight Title. The last time that Garcia fought Morales was in March from Houston. When Garcia fought Morales, Garcia dropped Morales in the 11th round and won a clear unanimous decision to claim...
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Check back here for some updates from Jeff Pryor in the Barclays Center Saturday evening, headlined by Danny Garcia vs. Erik Morales II.
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By Mick Akers With boxing being reintroduced to the Brooklyn area for the first time in over 80 years with the Danny Garcia vs. Erik Morales rematch on October 20, having a packed house for the nationally televised bout is a no-brainer. To help obtain a packed house Saturday night, the Barclays Center is now [...]
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- As he approached the dais at Thursday afternoon's press conference, it was apparent that French Cameroonian middleweight beltholder Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam was a bit starstruck.
N'Jikam opened up by saying his English was not very good, but conducted himself rather eloquently, not needing his French translator for the duration of his statements...
Full weights from Brooklyn, New York Danny Garcia (139.8) vs. Erik Morales (139.2) Paulie Malignaggi (146.2) vs. Pablo Cesaer Cano (148.4) Randall Bailey (147) vs. Devon Alexander (146.8) Hassan N’Dam (159) vs. Peter Quillin (159.2) Daniel Jacobs (161.2) vs. Josh Luteran (161.8) Stephen Upsher (148.6) vs. Luis Collazo (146.8) Saul Benitez (149.6) vs. Eddie Gomez
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