WBC and Óscar de La Hoya express support for Ryan García after canceling fight

Mauricio Sulaimán, Óscar de la Hoya y Ryan García

The CMB Y Oscar de la hoya expressed their support for Twitter to Ryan Garcia, who withdrew from his fight against Javier Fortuna placeholder image arguing that he needed to take care of his health and well-being.

It has transpired that the reason could be problems of a mental nature, such as depression and anxiety.

The CMB expressed support for Ryan through their social networks. Although it does not clarify it, the statement will be the validation that the body will not withdraw the light interim world championship, despite the fact that the fight against Fortune it was mandatory.

“The president of the CMB, Mauricio Sulaiman, and the CMB they offer to Ryan Garcia all our support and support their decision to address their personal problems “, published the advice on Twitter. “We are now, as always, in his corner.”

“The coronavirus pandemic has brought unimaginable problems for all of us and he, like the rest of humanity, has been affected,” added the CMB. “With Mental Health Awareness Month, the CMB will work diligently to strengthen its awareness program around the world. “

“The brave decision of Ryan to step aside at this time, has emphasized the fact that no one is exempt from the impact of this global crisis, “said the advice. “We honor Ryan’s decision What champion of well-being and we consider him an inspiration to others who suffer in silence ”.

“When appropriate, the CMB will be ready to support for the return of Ryan to the ring, “concluded the agency in its statement.

This Saturday April 24, Ryan announced that he was withdrawing from his contest before The Drone Fortuna to “manage my health and well-being.” Although she did not say they were mental problems, on March 2 she posted that she was dealing with depression and anxiety.

Also the promoter of Javier Fortuna placeholder image, Sampson Lewkowicz, he assured that Eric Gomez, President of Golden Boy Promotions, told him that Ryan “He was having mental problems and had decided not to fight.”

The combat was ordered by the CMB so that it was eliminatory and that the winner would face the one who comes out with the hand above Devin Haney, lightweight champion, and Jorge Linares placeholder image next May 29 in The Vegas, Nevada.

De La Hoya’s support for Ryan García

Oscar de la hoya, promoter of Ryan Garcia, also expressed his support for the fighter.

“The health of our fighters is of the utmost importance in Golden Boy “, public From the pot in your account Twitter. “We wholeheartedly support Ryan Garcia and we wish him the best during this time. “

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