Garcia vs Rios Headline Showtime on Saturday Night – Showtime Boxing and the Premier Boxing Champions are delivering welterweight action this Saturday as Danny Garcia returns to face rugged veteran Brandon Rios. The 29 year old former champion Garica is fighting for the first time since losing his WBC world title to Keith Thurman eleven months ago. Rios is back for his second fight since 2015 as both men enter the ring looking for a momentum-starting win. Though no titles are on the line in this one, a world title fight could be next for the winner.
The fight is the main event of a big eleven fight boxing card set for the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Below is the line-up of the feature fights. Check your local listings for start times.
Check out this quick TBC segment with WBC world super middleweight champion David Benavidez right here.
Saturday, February 17th, 2018 – Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
(Card Subject To Change)
147 LBS 12 RDS: Danny Garcia (33-1) vs Brandon Rios (34-3-1)
168 LBS 12 RDS: David Benavidez (19-0) vs Ronald Gavril (18-2)
147 LBS 12 RDS: Ray Robinson (24-2) vs Yordenis Ugas (20-3)
175 LBS 10 RDS: Edwin Rodriguez (29-2) vs Lionel Thompson (19-4)
135 LBS 10 RDS: Ladarius Miller (14-1) vs Argeniss Mendez (24-5-1)
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