Danny Garcia disposed off Samuel Vargas on Saturday night and confirmed he will be facing Keith Thurman in his next fight due to take place on Saturday, 04 March 2017. The fight will be officially announced towards the end of November with the first press conference. More details regarding venue, tickets and broadcasting will be revealed in the first official press conference. The Garcia vs Thurman fight will be part of “premier boxing championship” and according to recent rumours this fight might be taking place in Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York (yet to be confirmed) while It will be shown on Showtime Boxing regular channels (non-PPV).
Garcia vs Thurman Fight Coverage Details:
So Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York is the most likely venue for the fight while Showtime has excited its subscriber by announcing this fight as a non ppv which means all Showtime subscribers can watch the fight live on their regular channels without any additional cost. While BoxNation is most likely to get the live rights in the UK after they signed a historic boxing TV deal with BT Sports.
After Garcia defeat Samuel Vargas in his most recent fight, Keith Thurman invaded the ring to confront Danny Garcia. Both fighters threw a few words at each other in a heated exchange which was part of the marketing tool to hype up the fight. In all fairness it is one of the biggest fights in welterweight and both will be hoping to unify the 147-pound titles.
|DATE||Saturday, 04 March 2017|
|Possible Venue:||Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York (most likely venues. Will be confirmed in first official press conference.|
|What network to broadcast ?||Showtime has the live rights to broadcast the fight and they have decided to air this fight as non-ppv event on their regular channels. BoxNation is likely to broadcast the fight live in the UK|
|What titles are on the line ?||Its a 147-pound unification bout where Garcia’s WBC welterweight and Thurman’s WBA super welterweight titles will be on the line|
|When tickets go on sale ?||The first official press-conference is scheduled to take place in the last week of Novemer 2016 and after that details about tickets will be released.|