Ryan Garcia thrives on criticism and negativity from his haters to grow as a fighter, he says Bernard Hopkins, partner of Golden Boy Promotions, the company that promotes Ryan.
“Ryan you are hearing that clearly. Listen to their fans and their haters or detractors ”, Bernard Hopkins explained in an interview for Boxing Scene. “Ryan you need that kind of conversation, where people tell you that you can’t do something. That he is too pretty for that, that he is very skinny, he is not a great puncher. But he is an accurate puncher. The last time I spoke to a lot of fighters who were knocked out by him, they didn’t see the blow coming. That’s what knocked them out, the blow you don’t see coming and you can’t prepare for.
Ryan returns to action next Saturday, January 2 from American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas before the British, Luke Campbell. It is a fight for the interim world lightweight championship of the CMB.
Hopkins in fact he sees himself in everything that happens with Ryan Garcia and his haters, those detractors who criticize everything as a system in a fighter .. For the legendary former world champion, channeling all the hatred of his detractors has been something positive for Garcia, because it got him to that point.
“He uses a lot of that negativity, and at the same time he tries to show his fans that he is the best,” he says. Hopkins. “I think both will help him, rather than hurt him. It reminds me of my days when I used to do and say things to upset people, when they thought they upset me.
Hopkins confident that Garcia will win quickly and accurately
Garcia He comes into combat with a record of 20 victories and 17 of them by knockouts, without knowing defeat. He won his last 3 fast track duels in no more than 3 episodes.
“I hope he wins by knockout, but it will be a dogfight at first,” he believes Hopkins. “Campbell it’s hard; If you go back early then you know something happened. Yes Ryan turns around Campbell and makes it look easy at that point where others had a hard time against Campbell, then it will be the night of Ryan. We will then be talking about who he will fight next.
Where to watch the Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell fight
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