Rising lightweight Ryan Garcia returns to the ring on Saturday to confront the veteran Javier Fortuna in a scheduled 12 rounder. The fight, which will be aired dwell on DAZN, will be the main event of a card hosted by Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena. Whilst the 43-3-1-2 Fortuna once held a WBA title, it is Garcia who is the middle of awareness going for walks into this weekend’s bout. If Fortuna feels that every person looks to be seeking past him, he’s right. There looked to be additional target this 7 days on a potential superfight in between Garcia and Tank Davis that there was Saturday’s battle amongst Garcia and the fewer acclaimed Fortuna.
The truth of the matter, nonetheless, is that individuals may have very good purpose to put minimal faith in Fortuna’s possibilities this weekend. Apart from losing his possibility to win a WBC title final calendar year by virtue of staying decisioned by Joseph Diaz, the person has also lost to the likes of Robert Easter and Jason Sosa. Throw in a attract and a couple of no contests and its tiny marvel the tricky hitting, charismatic Garcia will be moving into the ring as the A-aspect on Saturday evening. However, it would be unwise to dismiss the skilled Fortuna out of hand.
As for Garcia, the young Californian seems to be on his way to stardom – if he’s not there presently. With hundreds of thousands of followers of social media, at the very least just one main endorsement, adoring supporters and film star appears to be like, the undefeated fighter seems as if he certainly could be a single of the sport’s subsequent major issues. Whilst he’s satisfied no a single truly of notice however, Garcia has – up till this issue – tested that his bite is as big as his bark. Whilst Garcia gained his very last bout by choice when he confronted Emmanuel Tagoe previous April, the fighter is regarded mostly as a knockout artist, possessing concluded all but 4 of his 22 matches inside of the length.