Ryan Garcia withdraws from battle with Javier Fortuna
Ryan Garcia won’t be preventing Javier Fortuna on July 9, asserting through social media that he’s withdrawing from the battle to “handle his well being and wellbeing.”
“I do know this information could also be disappointing to a few of my followers however I’m asserting at this time that I’m withdrawing from my July ninth battle,” Garcia wrote on Instagram. “At the moment it is very important handle my well being and wellbeing. I’ve determined to take a while off to concentrate on changing into a stronger model of myself. I hope to be again quickly and am trying ahead to stepping again into the ring when I’m my healthiest self.”
Garcia (21-0, 18 KO) final fought on Jan. 2, stopping Luke Campbell within the seventh spherical in Dallas. It was anticipated he would then face WBC light-weight titlist Devin Haney — the win over Campbell gave Garcia the interim title — however he as an alternative turned his consideration to a battle with Gervonta Davis that was by no means going to materialize, after which to making an attempt to get a battle with Manny Pacquiao, which additionally didn’t occur.
The WBC ordered the battle with Fortuna as an alternative of simply stripping Garcia of the interim title, which frankly would have been the logical factor to do given he handed on an order to battle Haney. Haney has accused Garcia of ducking him, and it’s slightly onerous to argue in opposition to that.
Now, Garcia additionally gained’t be preventing Fortuna. We don’t know any extra particulars than what Garcia is saying right here, which is pretty obscure, however we do want him effectively, no matter he’s coping with. He’s a vibrant younger star in boxing and we wish to see him battle.