Undefeated boxing prodigy and former interim WBC lightweight champion Ryan Garcia is not far way from making his much anticipated into the ring after a layoff of more than a year. Garcia, already a winner of all his 21 fights with 18 knockouts, is looking forward to fight Emmanuel Tagoe on April 9, 2022 in Texas, the state where he last fought in January 2021, when he won his first significant title by knocking out 2012 Olympic champion Luke Campbell with a body shot.
Garcia, a veteran of more than 200 amateur fights before starting off as a pro fighter, gone through a lot of ups and downs in the past year in reasons attributing to both his mental and physical health over the years. Now, another major challenge Garcia has overcome coming into this fight is his split with his longtime trainer Eddy Reynoso, the man behind Mexican boxing great Canelo Alvarez.
Ryan Garcia is thinks Canelo Alvarez is already a great person besides being a great boxer
Garcia gave an interview for DAZN USA to talk about how he would like to keep things up with Alvarez despite the back and forth that has happened between the two after the split. Garcia talks if there are any possibilities of mending the tension and become allys back in near future.
“I mean I would hope so,” says Garcia “I would hope that we could come back and be just good friends because you know that was my special time in my life obviously as a young kid I went to the gym around like 19 years old, stayed there for about 5 fights over three and a half years- four years I think and you know I appreciate those moments but obviously there’s a new chapter now but I don’t have [any] hard feelings towards him. I wish him the best and I think he’s the obviously a great great person and a great fighter.”
What do you make of Garcia’s split with his Reynoso and is differences with Alvarez? Do you think someday we will be able to get this all-Mexican trio back together? Also, who do you think wins between Garcia and his opponent Emmanuel Tagoe?