WHO: DANNY GARCIA, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion
WHAT: Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, Super
Lightweight Contender Mauricio Herrera, WBO International Junior Lightweight Champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and Former WBC Featherweight World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon to host Puerto Rico press conference to officially announce their upcoming title fights on Saturday, March 15, live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and SHOWTIME EXTREME, respectively,at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The March 15 bout marks the first time Danny Garcia will fight in his homeland of Puerto Rico.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 4
12:00 p.m. AST
WHERE: Verdanza Hotel
Grand Opera Salon
8020 Tartak StreeT
Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979
FACTS: Garcia vs. Herrera, a12-round WBC Super Lightweight World Title on
Saturday, March 15, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions, Swift Promotions in association with PR Best Boxing and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The co-main event, Deontay Wilder vs. Malik Scott, is a 12-round WBC Final Heavyweight eliminator bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions. In the main event on the SHOWTIME EXTREME portion of the card, Juan Manuel Lopez and Daniel Ponce de Leon square off in a 10-round rematch for the WBO International Junior Lightweight Title.