Brandon Rios and Danny Garcia are set to square off in what could be a pivotal welterweight showdown. It will be Garcia’s first bout since suffering a decision loss to currentlast spring.
Rios (34-3-1) is coming off a win in his last bout in June 2017 and will aim to keep Garcia (33-1-0) on the losing track.
Garcia was one of the fastest rising names in the sport, with the former welterweight champion carrying an undefeated record in 33 fights. That all came to an at the hands of Thurman, but the Philadelphia-native is looking to put that loss behind him and start anew Saturday.
Rios, 31, is coming off a win when he knocked out win Aaron Herrera for the 25th KO of his career, almost two years after he was defeated by Timothy Bradley Jr. in the same manner. Rios was successful in his return to the ring after nearly two years away, and he’ll look to keep that winning momentum going on Saturday against a fighter the likes of Garcia.
Below is all the information you need to watch Garcia and Rios battle it out on Saturday night.
Garcia vs. Rios viewing information
Date: Saturday, Feb. 17
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino — Las Vegas, Nevada
Channel: Showtime (check local listings)