Fight Night: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Danny Garcia retained his unbeaten record by majority decision in a hard-fought battle with Lamont Peterson.
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Garcia vs Peterson highlights: April 11, 2015

Garcia vs Peterson Round by Round Fight Summary. Rounds are displayed numerically as columns. Each row will display one of the following: W for win, L for loss, KO for knockout, or TKO for technical knock out. An empty column means that data is not available.
Fighter Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Garcia No data available No data available No data available No data available
Peterson No data available No data available No data available No data available

Highlights

  • - Lamont Peterson came out athletic and loose, circling Danny Garcia and staying well out of range.

  • - Peterson started pressing the action in the sixth round, electing to get in with Garcia while still managing to avoid serious damage.

  • - Ultimately, Garcia stuck enough combinations in the middle and late rounds to sway two of the judges to earn a majority decision.

Lamont Peterson showed championship-caliber legs in the first half of the fight, but great distance and solid defense weren't enough to overcome Danny Garcia who earned a majority decision April 11 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

After Peterson kept his distance and kept Garcia off-balance through the first half of the fight, he dug into the trenches in the second half and played into Garcia’s powerful offense.

Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson

Danny Garcia defeated Lamont Peterson in a closely-fought encounter

It was enough for the judges as Garcia pulled off a narrow majority decision in the end. 

Danny Garcia

Garcia celebrates his majority decision victory over Peterson

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