Register Now!!!
Salita Promotions Main Event
DBE Elmo's Boxing Fitness
Box Fan Expo
Scroll Videos Left
Mayweather-Mosley post fight coverageMayweather-Mosley post fight coverageMayweather-Mosley post fight coverageMayweather-Mosley post fight coverageAdamek-Arreola video coverageAdamek-Arreola video coverageAdamek-Arreola video coverageMartinez-Pavlik Presser CoverageMartinez-Pavlik Presser CoveragePavlik-Martinez weigh in
Scroll Videos Right


March 11, 2018

MIKEY GARCIA SAYS HE'LL EVENTUALLY GO TO 147

Press Release: Mikey Garcia captured a title in his fourth weight division, outpointing previously undefeated Sergey Lipinets to win the IBF 140-pound title in San Antonio. With the victory, Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) joined Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as the only fighters in history to win titles at 126, 130, 135 and 140 pounds. Its a great feeling. Winning this fourth title in a fourth division is an honor, Garcia said.  To get to be mentioned with Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez is a huge honor for me.  It just leaves a little chapter in boxing with my name, my brother, my dad.  I think people will remember the Garcia family for ages to come. 

Garcia, who won by scores of 116-111 and 117-110 twice, connected on 46 percent of his power shots compared to 36 percent for the defending champion.  He came in exactly as I expected a very tough, very hungry and strong fighter, Garcia said.  We worked with angles behind the jab.  Hes very dangerous, but we had a great game plan and we were able to prevail.

I know I carry the power, but I was fighting a bigger man and he could take a punch.  I didnt want to get caught and I had to be patient. 

After the fight, Garcia, who still holds the WBC title at lightweight, reiterated his mantra that hes seeking the biggest fights available, regardless of weight division. What I love is I have all the options, Garcia said.  I could go down to 135 to unify titles, which is what I really want to do.  And in a couple of fights youre going to see me at 147. "



Kings promotions
Box Fan Expo
WBO
Top Rank
Boxingtalk Store
James Prince Boxing
IBO
Google


BOXINGTALK.COM

© BOXINGTALK INC.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED