Ryan Garcia He insisted that he will retire at 26 to seek a championship in mixed martial arts.
“Let me tell you something, Ben, which I have never said to the air ”, began the one with Mexican blood on the podcast Fierce talk that had as a guest the former fighter of MMA, Ben Askren. “But after I said I was going to retire at 26, everyone sees me as crazy. But I’ll do it to find a ring MMA”.
On January 2, Ryan knocked out Briton in seven rounds Luke campbell, to win the interim lightweight belt of the CMB. Since then, Garcia He reiterated that he did not have much time left in boxing.
“I’m going to need you to teach me some fighting techniques before I start trying to get there (in mixed martial arts),” he asked. Ryan to Askren, who was a gold medalist in wrestling in Panamerican Games and in a World Championship. “A little bit of fighting and then we’ll start from there.”
The transition from professional boxing to mixed martial arts is something not very common, as it has come to pass from fighters ranging from the MMA to boxing.
What’s next for Ryan?
Ryan Garcia is awaiting his next match, after challenging multiple times to Gervonta “Tank” Davis.
However, although Tank He assured that he was interested in fighting against Ryan, the combat was diluted when Garcia He assured that he was going to face Manny pacquiao.
Despite this, both matches will not occur. According to a report, Davis is in negotiations to confront Mario Barrios in the super lightweight division.
While it is expected that soon there will be announcements of Pacquiao, who could face Terence crawford on June 5, according to a report.