On Saturday, July 30, live on SHOWTIME, in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, former two-division world champion Danny Garcia (36-3, 21 KOs) makes his super welterweight debut against the dangerous and highly regarded Jose Benavidez Jr. (27-1-1, 18 KOs) in a 12-round showdown.
Trainer Angel Garcia denies that the smallish Danny Garcia lacks the size for the 154-lb division, and he believes he’s going to shine against career-long welterweight Jose Benavidez Jr this Saturday night on Showtime at the Barkley Center in Brooklyn, New York.
For Benavidez to have the best chance at victory, he’ll probably have to be the one to step out of his comfort zone and force the fight. This, though, also plays into Garcia’s hands as the more comfortable and accomplished counter-puncher. Benavidez’s three-inch reach advantage and ability to fight from the outside could give him a tactical edge, in theory, but Garcia has seen it all and done it all.