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