WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues Wednesday in calling for some U.S. military aid to Ukraine after receiving a closed-door briefing from senior Obama administration officials.
Unbeaten Danny Garcia and fellow American Lamont Peterson talked up a unification showdown for an undisputed light-welterweight crown Wednesday, but both must win next month to create such an opportunity. Both are favored in August 9 bouts in New York, with Garcia (28-0 with 16 knockouts) in a 10-round non-title bout against fellow American Rod Salka (19-3 with three knockouts) and Peterson (32-2 with one drawn and 16 knockouts) defending the International Boxing Federation crown against Puerto Rico's Edgar Santana (29-4 with 20 knockouts). Peterson wanted to fight Garcia after a January title defense against Canadian Dierry Jean, but could not make a deal. "I wanted to fight Danny Garcia next.