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PHOTOS: Errol Spence’s Stock Continues to Soar With Dominating Victory Over Mikey Garcia in Dallas

Errol Spence Jr., pictured with trainer Derrick James, was too much for Mikey Garcia on Saturday night (Photo: Premier Boxing Champions)

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By Chris Robinson

This past Saturday night, inside of the AT&T Stadium just outside of Dallas, TX, IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. made a third successful defense of his title with a commanding 12-round unanimous decision victory over four-division titlist Mikey Garcia on FOX pay per view. Spence was simply too precise, too strong, and too focused to let Garcia get any kind of momentum going as he cruised towards a clear-cut victory.

Scores reading 120-108 twice and 120-107 highlighted just how dominant and in control the 29-year old champion was throughout. Garcia, 31, tried his best to figure Spence out, whether in closed quarters or from a distance, but he simply didn’t have it on this night. Spence moved to 25-0 (21 KO’s) while Garcia suffered his first career blemish, falling to 39-1 (30 KO’s) as he goes back to the drawing board.

VIDEO: Errol Spence vs. Mikey Garcia Predictions From City Boxing Club in Las Vegas

Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia are ready to fight in Dallas (Photo: Stacey Verbeek)

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By Chris Robinson

In one of the year’s biggest fights, IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. will defend his title vs. four-division world champion Mikey Garcia, from the AT&T Stadium just outside of Dallas, TX. The fighters are presently in Dallas promoting the bout and despite Garcia moving up in weight to accept the challenge, there are still those who are giving him a chance to win on Saturday.

When it comes to getting insight into big fights and taking predictions, there is really no better place you can go then to inside a busy boxing gym. Online you hear a lot of opinions, but often times it’s from people who have no real passion or connection to the sport. In the gyms is often where it’s at.

PHOTOS: Mikey Garcia (135) vs. Robert Easter Jr. (134.5) Official Weigh-In From Los Angeles

Robert Easter Jr. Faces Mikey Garcia on Saturday Night (Photo: Scott Hirano – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday afternoon, WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia came face to face with IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. at the weigh-in ahead  of their unification showdown. Garcia (38-0, 30 KO’s) faces Easter (21-0, 14 KO’s) on Saturday night from the Staples Center in  Los Angeles in a Premier Boxing Champions telecast that will air on SHOWTIME.

As the two men  stared one another down, Easter seemed far more animated while Garcia was stone-faced.

PHOTOS: Mikey Garcia Media Day Ahead of July 28 Unification vs. Robert Easter Jr.

Mikey Garcia (Photo: Esther Lin – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Tuesday afternoon, WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia worked out for the media inside of the Fortune Gym in Los Angeles ahead of his July 28 bout vs. IBF champion Robert Easter Jr. Garcia (38-0, 30 KO’s) faces Easter (21-0, 14 KO’s) inside of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in a Premier Boxing Champions telecast that will air live on SHOWTIME.

Garcia lives in nearby Riverside and is happy to be fighting so close to home.

Floyd Mayweather spotted ringside in Las Vegas with Mikey and Robert Garcia [VIDEO]

Mikey Garcia, Floyd Mayweather, and Robert Garcia spotted ringside (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday night, May 13, inside of the Sam’s Town Casino & Gambling Hall, cruiserweight contender Andrew “The Beast” Tabiti secured the biggest victory over his career in out-pointing New Jersey’s Keith “Machine Gun” Tapia over 10 rounds to claim the NABF title.

Sitting ringside during the bout was Tabiti’s promoter Floyd Mayweather. And while it’s not surprising to see the retired pound-for-pound king around the scene and supporting his fighters, it was the two men who were flanking Mayweather who caught our attention.

Larry Merchant eyes Terence Crawford, Mikey Garcia as potential foes for Pacquiao moving forward

Terence Crawford following his victory over Yuriorkis Gamboa earlier this year (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Following his dominant victory over Chris Algieri this past weekend in Macau, China, eight-division world titlist Manny Pacquiao has seen his name thrust back into the headlines in a positive light.

Pacquiao looked very sharp vs. his younger, taller foe, registering six knockdowns over the course of their 12-round bout, ultimately grabbing a wide unanimous decision over Algieri.

Mikey Garcia feels that Antonio DeMarco is a good return fight for Brandon Rios

HustleBoss.com’s Chris Robinson speaks with WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia about the possibility of his friend and stable mate Brandon Rios facing Antonio DeMarco.

Mikey Garcia expected Tim Bradley to perform better against Manny Pacquiao the second time around

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More coverage from the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada as former WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) speaks on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley rematch from earlier this month

Mikey Garcia on sparring with Marcos Maidana and checking out Floyd Mayweather in training

HustleBoss.com’s Chris Robinson speaks with WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia about his recent sparring session with Marcos Maidana as well as being in Las Vegas to check out Floyd Mayweather in training. Mayweather faces Maidana on May 3 from the MGM Grand.

Mikey Garcia: ‘I wouldn’t be surprised if Perro can pull something off’

HustleBoss.com’s Chris Robinson speaks with WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) about the Saul Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo match.

Larry Merchant interested to see Mikey Garcia face off with Yuriorkis Gamboa

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HusteBoss.com’s Chris Robinson speaks with former HBO analyst Larry Merchant about WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia’s victory over Juan Carlos Burgos and what a potential fight vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa may mean.

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Mikey Garcia: ‘You don’t become a superstar by losing fights; you’ve got to make sure that you win’

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Reporter Marc Abrams (http://www.15Rounds.com) catches up with WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO’s) ahead of his HBO showdown vs. Juan Carlos Burgos. Check out what Mikey had to say in this clip.

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Bob Arum eyes Mikey Garcia’s eventual rise in weight following HBO clash vs. Burgos

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Reporter Marc Abrams (http://www.15Rounds.com) speaks with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum about the future of WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO’s) ahead of his Jan. 25 match vs. Juan Carlos Burgos on HBO.

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Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos Weigh In [HBO World Championship Boxing]

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Weigh-in footage from New York ahead of the HBO showdown between WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO’s) and former world title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KO’s)

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‘Mikey Garcia is as good a young fighter as America has’ [Steve Farhood Exclusive]

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Chris Robinson continues the dialogue with Showtime boxing analyst Steve Farhood, as he turns his attention to WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia. Farhood speaks on Garcia’s history in the sport and what his future holds

Is Mikey Garcia telling Top Rank that he wants to fight Pacquiao? Claims he’d stop the Filipino star

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Mikey Garcia expresses interest in a fight with Manny Pacquiao

Brandon Rios’ stable mate Mikey Garcia expresses interest in a fight with Pacquiao: ‘I have what it takes to beat him’

Manny Pacquiao facing Brandon Rios on Saturday night in Macau, China (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, former lightweight champion Brandon Rios came up short against Manny Pacquiao.

For twelve frustrating rounds inside of the Venetian Resort’s Coati Arena, Pacquiao was simply too dynamic and sharp for Rios, as he used his movement and combination punching to nullify any kind of attack that the Kansas native attempted to bring.

Watching the fight from ringside, Rios’ stable mate and current WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia gave Pacquiao his deserved credit.

Mikey Garcia sparring Saul Rodriguez to get ready for ‘Rocky’ Martinez [Flashback footage]

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Flashback footage courtesy of HustleBoss.com as newly-crowned WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO’s) puts in some rounds with upcoming prospect Saul Rodriguez (10-0-1, 7 KO’s) in advance of his clash this past Saturday agaisnt Puerto Rico’s Roman ‘Rocky’ Martinez on HBO

Mikey Garcia on the knockdown from Martinez, facing Yuriorkis Gamboa, working with Alex Ariza

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Reporter Sergio Venegas was on hand in Corpus Christi, Tex., as newly-crowned WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia spoke to the media following his 8th round knockout over Puerto Rico’s Roman ‘Rocky’ Martinez. Hear what Mikey had to say about getting knocked down in the second round, a possible fight with Yuriorkis Gamboa in the future, and his work with Alex Ariza this camp

Mikey Garcia vs. Roman Martinez: Garcia dropped in round 2; rises to batter ‘Rocky’ for 8th rnd. TKO

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Post-fight update from Corpus Christi, Tex. as undefeated Mikey Garcia overcomes a 2nd round knockdown to batter and stop Puerto Rico’s Roman ‘Rocky’ Martinez in for an 8th round TKO. Check out the video for a description of the action