On Saturday, July 28, Showtime Boxing returned to Staples Center in Los Angeles for Garcia vs. Easter Jr.

In the night’s main event, No. 1-ranked junior welterweight Mikey Garcia met No. 4-ranked welterweight Robert Easter Jr. for the IBF and WBC world lightweight title.

Also, former interim WBA world heavyweight titleholder Luis Ortiz returned from his first career setback against Romania’s Razvan Cojanu.

The event aired live at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime and RPC Channel 4 (Panama).

Mikey Garcia def. Robert Easter Jr. by unanimous decision (116-111, 117-110, 118-109)
Mario Barrios def. Jose Roman by TKO. Round 8
Fabian Andres Maidana def. Andrey Klimov by TKO. Round 7
Rey Perez def. Roberto Marroquin by TKO. Round 8

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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