Mikey Garcia confirms he would battle Regis Prograis
In the intervening time, four-division champion Mikey Garcia (40-1, 30 KO’s) stays an idle fighter. The final time that he was within the ring was February 29, 2020 when he took on Jessie Vargas. In that prizefight, he picked up a strong unanimous resolution victory to get again within the win column. Eleven months prior he was thoroughly out-boxed and outclassed by unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. For the reason that Vargas dustup Garcia has undoubtedly tried to make different fights.
For a quick second, it appeared that he might get the golden ticket to battle residing legend and champion in recess Manny Pacquiao. Sadly for him, that super-bout ended up going to the aforementioned Errol Spence. Whereas considerably disenchanted, Garcia didn’t spend too many mornings weeping in his oatmeal over the affair. Nonetheless, he’s nonetheless on the hunt for an amazing identify to check his would possibly with.
I’M DOWN FOR SURE!
Not too long ago, former tremendous light-weight champion Regis “Rougarou” Prograis (26-1, 22 KO’s) has expressed his curiosity in taking over Garcia. For fairly a time frame, Prograis has been gunning for a fight with Adrien Broner. Whereas there isn’t any doubt that he would nonetheless love that chance, Rougarou appears to be accepting the truth that making that bout could also be extra idiot’s gold than precise gold. Bearing this thoughts, Prograis has overtly let it’s identified he want to dance with Garcia. For what it’s price, as he instructed Battle Hype, Garcia can be fascinated about that showdown as properly.
“I’ve had conversations and the identify does come up, it has come up on a number of events the place it was proposed [as] a attainable battle. Or they ask, identical to you’re asking, would that be of curiosity to you? My reply has at all times been sure; I’m fascinated about anyone who is on the market for the time-frame that I wish to get again within the ring and so forth and so forth. That’s all that we’ve had, so far as we’ve had conversations.”
If the 2 have been to battle nevertheless, it will be attributable to skilled respect and nothing coming near precise animosity.
“He’s a cool dude. You recognize I bumped into him a few occasions and he’s a cool dude, however we’ve by no means had something like towards one another to start out, ‘fuck, I wish to battle you!’ Nothing like that, but when a battle is considerably proposed and it’s really structured and it is sensible and it’s a very good deal for each folks, certain! I’m fascinated about preventing anybody who is on the market.”
No matter there being an absence of a grudge, Garcia versus Prograis is a superb battle. So if neither can discover anybody higher, and shortly, let’s hope that the subsequent time we hear about this pairing, they’re sitting down for critical negotiations. Even higher, let’s hold our fingers crossed for a battle announcement. In both case, 3kingsboxing can be right here to report the information.
By: Bakari Simpson
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