Two-division World Champion Danny Garcia faces fellow former Champion Brandon Rios Feb. 17 in Las Vegas
Boxing’s youngest world champion David Benavidez will defend his 168-pound world championship against Ronald Gavril in a rematch of their September title showdown in the co-main event of the Showtime-televised card from Mandalay Bay Events Center.
No two father-son relationships are the same. That holds especially true in boxing, where the relationship often includes a trainer-fighter bond, as well.
Keith Thurman built his “One Time” reputation by piling up knockouts on his way to winning a world title. But to beat Danny Garcia and pronounce himself as the true king of the 147-pound division, he had to rely on his full array of skills for 12 rounds.
When Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia clash in a matchup of 147-pound world champions, the unbeaten 28-year-old titleholders will do so with lineal connections to legends Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns while competing in just the 10th title unification in division history.
Angel Garcia holds up a poster promoting his son Danny’s 147-pound title unification bout with Keith Thurman and points to Thurman being on the left—or “A”—side of the poster.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy recaps an exciting championship doubleheader, chats with Danny Garcia in the lead-up to his 147-pound title unification against Keith Thurman and previews our upcoming fight cards.