Is a battle brewing between Ryan Garcia and Rolando Romero?
In his final outing, interim WBC World Light-weight champion Ryan “KingRy” Garcia (21-0, 18 KO’s) considerably raised his inventory within the boxing world. He completed this by taking up and defeating Luke Campbell in his first official step-up battle and title eliminator. Not solely did he win, he prevailed by the use of seventh spherical knockout. But, to take action, he had to survive a second round knockdown himself. With the win, he was in place to problem Devin “The Dream” Haney who’s the precise acknowledged WBC World Light-weight champion.
Somewhat than signing a contract to battle Haney nevertheless, Garcia as a substitute made the primary of a number of puzzling strikes. Apparently, KingRy thought it a greater determination to battle in one other title eliminator towards Javier Fortuna. In keeping with Garcia, Haney had not but confirmed himself as a champion. The Californian child felt that his paltry resume didn’t excite him sufficient to warrant making that match. This was odd for plenty of causes. For one, there are numerous interviews of KingRy saying that The Dream was among the finest abilities within the division. Not solely was he on report saying this, he’s additionally identified to have stated that Haney could be one in every of his stiffest exams. Secondly, he was now quizzically preventing Fortuna for the prospect to battle for Haney’s belt!
Ultimately, the nonsensical move with Fortuna became null and void when Garcia abruptly pulled out the fight. When he bailed, KingRy cited psychological well being points as the explanation why he was cancelling the bout. Even then, Garcia got here underneath extra fireplace. Somewhat than laying low to get himself collectively or going to get skilled assist, he posted a number of trip pics of himself and a pouty-lipped vixen on a seaside trip. Now roughly three weeks after pulling the rug from beneath Javier Fortuna, there are rumblings that Garcia goes to face Rolando “Rolly” Romero (13-0,11 KO’s).
YOU’RE FIGHTING WHO NOW?!
Naturally, it is a new growth. If it involves fruition, it’ll rub many the fallacious approach. To start, whereas its no fault of Romero’s, Rolly is totally unproven as a high degree fighter. Whereas Garcia solely has one notable opponent on his resume, Rolando has zero. Moreover, his jilted dance accomplice, Fortuna, is a former world champion.
So, in the intervening time, these strikes look very suspect. Garcia was unwilling to face Haney for a world title or Fortuna, a former world champion. As an alternative, it appears like he’s opting to face the least confirmed fighter of the trio. Given the danger of Haney and Fortuna, these possible would have been larger paydays as effectively. True, there have been no official bulletins. So ultimately, this might all simply be smoke and mirrors. But, if it isn’t true, then somebody wants to inform Romero that! Rolly has already taken to his Twitter account saying that the upcoming bout might be one of many greatest of 2021.
WATCH YOUR STEP!
If KingRy does wind up preventing Romero subsequent, it actually might be a foul look. From the second that he claimed psychological sickness as his rationale for abandoning the Fortuna battle, there was loads of skepticism. Nobody can show that he was or was not affected by an episode of melancholy or nervousness. So if it was not official, it was a intelligent escape route. The enjoyable within the solar posts along with his curvy ‘therapist’ definitely didn’t assist. Now that he’s supposedly seeking to tackle the weakest opposition, most likely for the least amount of cash and leanest bragging rights, is extremely doubtful.
Solely time will inform how this curious chain of occasions performs out, however in the intervening time it appears like Garcia is extra discuss than stroll. One factor is for sure, if KingRy does face Rolly, he higher win and look superb in doing so! In any other case his inventory and credibility will take a serious hit and concurrently present Romero the massive break he has been in search of. Ultimately, it doesn’t matter what occurs, 3kingsboxing might be there to report the information!
By: Bakari Simpson
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