Five keys for Danny Garcia

Plotting a path to victory in Saturday's welterweight bout against Rod Salka

Originally Published: August 5, 2014
By Brian Campbell | ESPN.com

One fight removed from a tougher-than-expected showcase bout against Mauricio Herrera, junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia makes his return to the ring on Saturday.

Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs), who outlasted Herrera by controversial majority decision, headlines a tripleheader at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET) in a 10-round non-title bout against unheralded Rod Salka.

Salka (19-3, 3 KOs), who is moving up in weight from 135 pounds, enters as a heavy underdog against Garcia, as the majority of the fight promotion was dominated by those questioning whether Salka was deserving of the opportunity.

Here are five keys Garcia should consider entering Saturday's bout:

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