By: Sean Crose
He’s held titles in 4 completely different weight divisions. He’s additionally spends appreciable durations of time outdoors the ring. Now, Mikey Garcia is about to return to motion this October sixteenth, in his first battle because the winter of 2020. Time away from the ring apart, nobody can say Garcia hasn’t achieved rather a lot – or feared difficult himself. His is a file of excellent – generally nice – competitors. Garcia’s ring foe this time, nevertheless, is the broadly unknown Sandor Martin. Boasting a file of 38-2, the 28 12 months outdated Spaniard is most probably being despatched in as a tune up opponent for his extra adorned foe. Boxing, nevertheless, is a sport the place something can occur, so one can’t be too positive how this one will prove.
Garcia has been an fascinating subject for battle followers. He’s stated to solely see boxing as a method to generate profits and never a lot else, but he doesn’t take many mushy touches. It’s arduous to argue the person solely fights to money checks when there’s names like Errol Spence, Adrien Broner, Jessee Vargas and Robert Easter on his resume. Garcia was additionally very fascinated with going through Manny Pacquiao, pre the Filipino icon’s latest defeat on the gloved fists of Yordenis Ugas. There was additionally speak of a battle with notable Regis Prograis earlier than the bout with Martin was introduced. None of that stands as proof the person takes boxing evenly.
“I’m very excited to get again within the ring and provides my followers one other evening to recollect,” Garcia stated in a press launch saying the bout which is able to go down at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California. “I’m wanting ahead to seeing everybody on October 16 in Fresno – it’s going to be a fantastic evening of boxing.” Martin, after all, sees this as likelihood of a lifetime. “I’m so excited for this chance,” he stated. “The game of boxing brings me the prospect to alter my life. There will probably be a earlier than and after for everybody on this battle.”
Garcia’s final bout was a unanimous resolution win over Jesse Vargas in February of 2020. Martin’s was final seen within the ring in March when he earned a unanimous resolution over Kay Prospere. The 40-1 Garcia will little doubt be a heavy favourite strolling in subsequent month. The Garcia-Martin bout would be the primary occasion of a 3 battle card broadcast on the DAZN streaming service.