Oscar de la hoya you have big and very ambitious plans for your number one prospect Ryan Garcia. Oscar, look for the fight before Luke campbell It can be held in a striking, exotic location that has all the necessary ingredients to be a successful evening from start to finish.
“With Ryan Garcia, I’m looking for places in Cancun and perhaps staging something outdoors on the beach or something in front of the Aztec pyramids, which has never been done ”, he revealed From the pot to Boxing Scene on Tuesday
The combat between Garcia and the british Campbell is scheduled for next January 2 and will be broadcast by DAZN. At stake will be the interim lightweight belt of the World Boxing Council. Both were originally scheduled to fight on December 5 in Indio, California. However, the duel had to be temporarily suspended, since Campbell tested positive for COVID 19.
“I have not announced the location, but from the new year obviously things are different now and we have to think and promote in a non-traditional way because we do not have fans (able to attend most of the events),” he explained From the pot. “Maybe you can have 20 percent of (stadium capacity with) fans in Texas, so, you know, I have to start thinking differently and I want to create events. I want to create events that are news, events that are promoted in a different way ”.
“The place is going to be very significant now, which means that I want people who are watching television, who are watching on a digital platform, to feel impressed by the place where the event is taking place.
From the pot did not want to confirm 100 percent that the fight between Ryan Y Campbell It will be in Mexico. What he did affirm that the pertinent steps are being taken and there is a lot of interest in holding the fight in that place.
“We are exploring it and it is very likely that we will, it is a reality,” he said. From the pot.
The year 2021 is one that may be the one that catapults Garcia to the best places in boxing worldwide. The beginning of this path must first pass by facing Luke campbell and consecrate himself as interim world champion. Oscar he wants only the best for his young promise.
“I have big plans for Ryan Garcia; In 2021, we definitely want to face him with the best, ”he said. From the pot. “He’s been talking a lot about (the champion at 130 and 135 pounds) Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis, that I love the fight. I’d make that fight in a heartbeat, but first things first. Luke campbell It is not a walk in the park.