DANNY GARCIA PLUS FIGHTERS ON THE “GARCIA VS. SALKA” FIGHT CARD TO HOST NEW YORK MEDIA WORKOUT AT GLEASON’S GYM BEFORE THEIR FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY, AUG. 9, AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 AT 11:30 A.M. ET
WHO: DANNY GARCIA, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion
ROD SALKA, Super Lightweight Contender
LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion
EDGAR SANTANA, Junior Welterweight Contender
DANIEL JACOBS, Middleweight Contender & Brooklyn Native
JARROD FLETCHER, Middleweight Contender
SADAM ALI, Undefeated Welterweight & 2008 U.S. Olympian
ANTHONY PETERSON, Lightweight Contender
ZACHARY OCHOA, Undefeated Super Lightweight Prospect & Brooklyn Native
MARCUS BROWNE, Undefeated Light Heavyweight & 2012 U.S. Olympian
WHAT: Danny “Swift” Garcia, “Lightning” Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson,
Edgar “El Camacho” Santana, Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs, Jarrod “Left Jab” Fletcher,Sadam “World Kid” Ali, Anthony Peterson, Zachary “Zungry” Ochoa and “Sir” Marcus Browne to hold New York media workout at Gleason’s Gym before their bouts this Saturday, Aug. 9, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 6
11:30 a.m. – Media Arrival
12:00 p.m. – Edgar Santana, Marcus Browne & Sadam Ali
12:20 p.m. – Daniel Jacobs & Zachary Ochoa
12:40 p.m. – Rod Salka & Jarrod Fletcher
1:00 p.m. – Lamont Peterson & Anthony Peterson
1:20 p.m. – Danny Garcia
WHERE: Gleason’s Gym
77 Front Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
FACTS: “GARCIA VS. SALKA,” a 10-round welterweight bout on Saturday,
August 9, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. In the co-main event, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Dibella Entertainment, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson puts his title on the line against Edgar Santana in a 12-round championship bout. Opening the telecast, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, Brooklyn’s own Daniel Jacobs takes on Jarrod Fletcher for the vacant WBA Middleweight World Title. The event will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., will air live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT) and will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).
Preliminary SHOWTIME EXTREME bouts begin at 7 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on West Coast) and feature Sadam Ali defending his WBO NABO Intercontinental Welterweight Championship against Jeremy Bryan. Also featured will be Anthony Peterson vs. an opponent to be named plus Zachary Ochoa taking on Luis Cervantes in a swing bout.
TICKETS: Tickets priced at $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and
service charges are on sale now at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-745-3000 and at the American Express Box Office. For group tickets, please call 800-GROUP-BK.