Teofimo Lopez exhibits help for Ryan Garcia: “It takes a courageous soul to brazenly specific he’s going via powerful instances mentally”
Teofimo Lopez has change into a reasonably good trash talker together with a world-class skilled fighter, however he flipped that swap off to indicate some public help for fellow younger star Ryan Garcia, who has withdrawn from his scheduled July 9 battle with Javier Fortuna to take care of some psychological well being points.
Lopez posted this on Twitter yesterday:
It takes a courageous soul like Ryan Garcia to brazenly specific that he is going via powerful instances mentally. As an alternative of pointing the finger at him perhaps you all ought to take a lesson from it!
We’re all coping with one thing so what makes us any higher? #LOVEyours
— Teofimo Lopez (@TeofimoLopez) April 24, 2021
Lopez and Garcia are, to some extent, media rivals, in that they’re each scorching younger names within the sport and each lightweights, too. In concept, Garcia desires what Lopez has, the world titles. And there was discuss that battle taking place in some unspecified time in the future. Lopez has additionally expressed at the very least occasional respect for Garcia taking a battle earlier this 12 months with Luke Campbell, in comparison with the opposition Gervonta Davis and Devin Haney have been preventing.
Fortuna additionally despatched out public help for Garcia after yesterday’s announcement, saying, “There are issues extra necessary than preventing and I hope he is ready to shortly get well. We are able to reschedule our battle for a time once I can face and beat a 100% ready model of Ryan Garcia.”