Ryan Garcia passed just one of his largest checks to day past Saturday night time (Jan. 2, 2021) by surviving an early knockdown at the palms of Luke Campbell ahead of storming back again to generate a seventh-round knockout win.
In executing so, “King Ryan” enhanced to 21- in his youthful boxing profession. At just 22 ears aged, Garcia has all of the makings of the sport’s up coming significant celebrity many thanks to his explosive battling, type brief fingers and marketability.
In actuality, in accordance to his promoter Oscar de la Hoya, Garcia will be an even bigger star than Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, who just so happens to be one particular of the largest boxing stars in the planet at the minute.
“I strongly come to feel that Ryan is going to be 10 periods even bigger than Canelo,” mentioned de la Hoya shortly after Garcia starched Campbell.
It is significant to note that although de la Hoya isn’t fully bashing Alvarez, the two did just lately have a falling out. Indeed, Oscar was Canelo’s promoter for some time prior to Alvarez made the decision to portion approaches with Golden Boy Promotion’s and DAZN.
Alvarez also has a shut and personalized friendship with Garcia, as he was sitting down ringside to see the younger pugilist continue on his ascension more than the weekend.
When Garcia proved he is the genuine deal, he has a ton of highway to include just before he can overtake Alvarez, who at present owns a file of 54-1-2 with his lone reduction coming at the arms of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Canelo (30) also at present holds the WBA (Tremendous), The Ring, WBC tremendous Middleweight titles as very well as the WBO Gentle Heavyweight, WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF Middleweight titles.
Do you feel Garcia has the chops to just one day overtake as Alvarez, or is de la Hoya even now a bit salty above the Canelo separation?