Vergil Ortíz Jr trust that Mikey Garcia has everything to beat Manny pacquiao in case the two clash, as speculated.
“Mikey I would defeat him, “he said. Ortíz Jr. to ESNEWS about a fight between Pacquiao Y Garcia. “First of all, I would like to say that Mikey is a better version of (Juan Manuel) Marquez, better. He’s smarter, he’s more explosive. He is physically stronger ”.
Recently, Mikey Garcia said he was close to closing a deal with Pacquiao to fight in the coming months, after the possibility that the Filipino would face Ryan Garcia.
“We are finalizing the details, but we hope to have the exact date in the next few days, the headquarters, everything”, revealed Mikey Garcia in an interview with Jo ankler. “We try to have everything ready by May.”
The older brother of Mikey, Robert Garcia, is part of the team of coaches of Ortíz, and for the same reason, he has sparred with Mikey on several occasions.
“I have said in previous interviews, Mikey He is the only fighter who has really hurt me inside the ring, “he said. Vergil. “I have improved 10 times more when sparring with Mikey than with any other boxer ”.
Vergil Ortíz comes from defeating Samuel Vargas on July 24, 2020 by knockout in the seventh round, to retain the gold belt of the AMB of the welterweight division. He is currently undefeated in 16 contests, all by knockout.
For its part, Mikey fought for the last time on February 29, 2020 against Jessie vargas and he won by unanimous decision by cards of 116-111,116-111 and 114-113.
While Pacquiao defeated by split decision Keith thurman on July 20, 2019 and is close to announcing its next rival.