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Garcia-Peterson, Lee-Quillin doubleheader lands at Barclays Center

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The Premier Boxing Champions doubleheader featuring the Danny Garcia-Lamont Peterson fight and the WBO middleweight title bout between Andy Lee and Peter Quillin will take place on April 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NBC Sports announced on Thursday.

It was not announced if the fight between Garcia (20-0, 17 knockouts), THE RING junior welterweight champ and holder of the WBC and WBA belts, and Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs), the IBF titleholder, will be a 12-round 140-pound championship bout. Both fighters have said that the fight could be a 10-round non-title bout contested at a 143-pound catchweight.

The bout between Lee (34-2, 24 KOs), the WBO 160-pound beltholder, and Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs), the former WBO titleholder, will be a 12-round championship bout.

Both bouts will be televised live on NBC at 8:30 p.m. Veteran broadcaster Marv Albert will do the blow-by-blow call of the alongside analyst hall of famer Sugar Ray Leonard. Veteran commentator Al Michaels will host.



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