Ryan Garcia announced that he will not fight Javier Fortuna placeholder image on July 9 for the interim lightweight belt of the CMBas you need to take care of your “health and well-being”.
“I know this news may be disappointing for some of my fans, but I announce that I am withdrawing from my fight on July 9,” he wrote on his account. Instagram. “At this time it is important to manage my health and well-being. I have decided to take some time off to become a stronger version of myself. “
In your post, Ryan did not explain what the specific reason is as to why he decided not to face Fortune and it is not known if it was due to a specific injury, or for some other reason.
“I hope to be back soon and I look forward to returning to the ring when I am in better health,” he added. Ryan in the post. “I want to thank God, my family, my doctors and those who support me ”.
In past weeks Garcia exposed part of the problems he was going through with anxiety and depression, which could be the trigger for him to decide not to face Fortune.
“I still deal with anxiety and depression on a daily basis at times because of my anxiety. There are times when it calms down, ”he wrote on March 2. “I am here to tell you that you can achieve your dreams. There are ways to cope with the situation, I know that it seems that I am always happy, but inside it sometimes hurts to fight, but I choose to keep moving forward ”.
2021 for Ryan
On January 2, Ryan Garcia knocked out in the seventh round Luke campbell with a hook to the liver, after suffering a knockdown in the second round.
Although he sought to face Gervonta davis already Manny pacquiao, none of the fighting took place and he finally decided to face Javier Fortuna placeholder image.
In the plans of the CMB was that the winner of the fight between Devin Haney, absolute champion of 135 pounds, and Jorge Linares placeholder image. However, with the announcement of Ryan Garcia the outlook is unknown.