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  1. Garcia wins, but doesn't entertain

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia has been talked up by promoter Bob Arum as a pound-for-pound ace, someone who could help lead the sport when the Mayweathers and Pacquiaos exit stage left. He'll need to offer just a bit more entertainment value, though, than he showed o...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  2. Garcia's MSG scrap a prep for Pacquiao?

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia defends his 130-pound crown, the WBO version, on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, but in the future, perhaps the near future, he could be packing on the pounds and doing his work at a much higher weight class. Garcia could wel...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  3. Garcia on the rise entering bout vs. Burgos

    Michael Woods

    You want a guy who stirs the pot, offers amusing trash talk to go with superb pugilistic skills. Mikey Garcia, who headlines against Juan Carlos Burgos at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Saturday evening, is not your guy. The 26-year-old, 13...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  4. Mikey Garcia: Great fighter, impressive man

    Michael Woods

    I'm a sucker for the humble warriors -- people who you know could care for your toddler in an emergency. Promoter Bob Arum has a couple of those types. One of them, Manny Pacquiao, fights Nov. 23 in Macau. Another one, Mikey Garcia, won in Texas on S...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  5. Garcia likely to fight in Texas on June 22

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia generated hard-core buzz in his last fight, having his way, especially in the early rounds, against respected vet Orlando Salido. Fight fans are looking forward to see if Garcia can build off that TD8 victory, which unfolded on HBO and i...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  6. Garcia, Golovkin get wins at MSG

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia had his way with Orlando Salido, Gennady Golovkin bloodied up and stopped Gabe Rosado, and Rocky Martinez and Juan Carlos Burgos fought to a draw at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Saturday night. Top Rank put on the show with HB...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  7. Robert Garcia sparred Salido

    Michael Woods

    Trainer Robert Garcia has a pretty good read on what Orlando Salido brings to the table at the Madison Square Garden Theater on the Top Rank-HBO show Saturday. Robert has done his due diligence ahead of younger brother Mikey's clash against the fe...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  8. Cloud says volume key to beat Hopkins

    Michael Woods

    It's a good time to be a boxing writer in NYC. On Thursday, I soaked up intel at Madison Square Garden ahead of Saturday's Top Rank show topped by an Orlando Salido-Mikey Garcia clash. On Monday, Golden Boy had a presser at Barclays Center to announc...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  9. Salido wants to overwhelm Garcia

    Michael Woods

    Orlando Salido is 32, has been a pro for 17 years, and started boxing when he was 10. But no, he doesn't think the mileage has broken him down. "I feel better now," he told ESPN New York at a news conference held Thursday at MSG, ahead of his Satu...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  10. Bob Arum takes subtle jab at Hopkins

    Michael Woods

    The principals who will tangle at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Saturday night, in a card promoted by Top Rank with K2, assembled at the Garden for a press conference on Thursday. Bob Arum, the candid dealmaker who lives in Vegas but retains t...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  11. Arum: Pacquiao-Marquez 5 won't be in U.S.

    Michael Woods

    He looked tanned and fit and yes, Bob Arum was his typical delightfully feisty self during a workout featuring the fighters taking part in a Saturday card at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. As Mikey Garcia and Orlando Salido, the headliners,...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  12. Mikey Garcia coming back to NYC

    Michael Woods

    The last time Mikey Garcia fought in New York, in October 2011, he was known as a solid prospect and the little brother of name trainer Robert Garcia, who cornered Nonito Donaire, Brandon Rios and Antonio Margarito. Robert, who held a junior light...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  13. MSG to host title fights Jan. 19

    Michael Woods

    New York-area boxing fans have been blessed with a bounty of product to soak in the last couple months, and can enjoy the same in the first part of the New Year. The Theater at Madison Square Garden will host three world championship fights on Januar...

    Blog | December 13, 2012