Javier “Abejón” Fortuna spoke of the situation of Ryan Garcia, after the fight they had scheduled for July 9 was canceled.
“I wish you Ryan Garcia a speedy recovery, “said the Dominican in a Instagram Live. “These things are more important than fighting and I hope he can recover quickly. We can reschedule our fight for a time when I face him and beat him to be a 100% prepared version of Garcia”.
Nothing but respect! pic.twitter.com/WLd9jwjnWb
– World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) April 26, 2021
On April 24, the Californian published on his social networks that he was withdrawing from his fight against Fortune, because he needed to take care of his “health and well-being”.
Although he did not state the specific reasons why he decided to cancel his contest, he previously expressed that he was dealing with depression and anxiety.
Later, Oscar de la hoya He sent his support and expressed that the health of his boxers was very important, while the CMB He also did the same and said that he would soon address such issues.
The advice world from Boxing had ordered this fight and the winner was expected to face whoever came out with his hand up from the fight between Devin Haney Y Jorge Linares placeholder image next May 9.
Ryan comes from knocking out with a hook to the liver Luke campbell, on January 2 and after that, he sought to face Gervonta davis Y Manny pacquiao, but he did not manage to close the confrontation against either of those two opponents.
Javier Fortuna placeholder image, meanwhile, comes from three consecutive victories since February 2019 against Sharif Bogere, Jesús Cuéllar Y Antonio Lozada placeholder image.
Unfortunately, Fortune will not have his fight with Garcia, At least for the moment. Perhaps, with a good recovery from Kingry, things are different in the future.