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Garcia banged, but brutalizes Salido

Garcia suffers broken nose on head-butt, but puts far bigger hurting on Salido

Updated: January 20, 2013, 1:03 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia didn't get the knockout he had hoped for, but he kept dropping Orlando Salido -- four times in all -- until winning on a dominant eight-round technical decision to claim a featherweight title on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

The best shot Salido landed? That was the head-butt that crashed into Garcia's nose in the eighth round.

"I had the perfect fight going on," Garcia said. "I was beating him up good, and then ...

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