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“Someone should’ve stepped in,” Ryan Garcia gives his take on Mike Tyson’s recent violent altercation at JetBlue Airlines

Garcia is 22-0 as a professional boxer with 18 wins by knockouts and is known for his lightning-fast hands.

Mike Tyson- Ryan Garcia

Boxing prodigy Ryan Garcia has spoken up on Mike Tyson’s recent altercation in Jet Blue airlines where he is seen through a video punching a man who was earlier harassing him. The flight was slated to take off from San Francisco International Airport when the incident took place. The initial harasser, 36-year old Melvin Townsend III is no stranger to criminal history in his name as he has served two sentences in jail, one of them of almost two years.

Mike Tyson

The incident took place this past week on Thursday. After the incident, Tyson was seen flying down to Florida to smoke up with famous rapper Rick Ross and professional wrestling legend Ric Flair. Meanwhile, Townsend’s attorney Matt Morgan has claimed that his client was just overly excited to meet Tyson and that Tyson should’ve controlled his rage as being one of the ‘greatest fighters of all time.’

Ryan Garcia calls Mike Tyson a legend and icon on his reaction to the recent JetBlue incident

Ryan Garcia

On Twitter, 23-year old Garcia, who just returned to boxing recently after more than a year of layoff, winning his last fight via unanimous decision, gave his take on the whole aforementioned Tyson situation. He said “Mike Tyson who is a legend and An Icon was being super harassed on a plane and no one told that man to relax and leave Mike alone, obviously It not cool to punch someone but really someone should have stepped in for Mike. LOVE YOU MIKE!”

Garcia right now has an undefeated professional record of 22-0 as a boxer and is known for his wins over Emmanuel Tagoe, Luke Cambell, Francisco Fonseca, Romero Duno and many more. What separates Garcia from most of his competitors is that at just 23, Garcia is already a huge name in the world of boxing because of his personal branding. Garcia is one of the most followed combat sports figures on Instagram and has a very active Youtube channel with over a million subscribers.

What do you make of Garcia’s take on Tyson’s situation? Do you agree with Garcia? What do you think should be done with both Tyson and his harasser Townsend? Also, what do you make of Garcia’s future as a boxer now that he is back after overcoming a series of mental and physical challenges throughout his 2021? Do you think he will become the undisputed world champion in a competition where the likes of Vasiliy Lomachenko, Teofimo Lopez, George Kambosos Jr., Davin Haney and Gervonta Davis are fighting?

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