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Danny Garcia to fight Robert Guerrero on Jan. 23 at Staples Center

Danny Garcia celebrates his knockout win over Rod Salka during their fight at the Barclays Center on Aug. 9, 2014.

Danny Garcia celebrates his knockout win over Rod Salka during their fight at the Barclays Center on Aug. 9, 2014.

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Former world champion Danny Garcia will fight former two-division world champion Robert Guerrero on Jan. 23 at Staples Center in the “Premier Boxing Champions on Fox” card.

Garcia (31-0, 18 knockouts) vacated his light-welterweight belt this year before defeating former welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi with a ninth-round technical knockout in August.

Guerrero (33-3-1, 18 KOs), from Gilroy, Calif., participated in the PBC main event on NBC in March, losing to unbeaten Keith Thurman, and beating Aron Martinez by split-decision in June at StubHub Center.

Fox, which will broadcast three PBC fights in prime time through June as part of a multifight deal with manager Al Haymon’s organization, will also televise the fight on Fox Deportes at 5 p.m. PST. Tickets, ranging from $25 to $300, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday on axs.com and at the Staples Center box office.

Guerrero, who lost a unanimous decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2013, previously claimed featherweight and super-featherweight belts and boasts victories over Andre Berto and Joel Casamayor.

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Garcia, from Philadelphia, has defeated Amir Khan, Lucas Matthysse, Erik Morales twice, Zab Judah and Lamont Peterson since 2012.

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