Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez expressed support for Ryan Garcia, after the young fighter revealed that he suffers from depression and anxiety problems that led him to withdraw from boxing for a while.
“We are here to support you. He will be back soon, ”he said. Canelo in interview for Boxing Scene. “You need a little time. He knows what happened. We are a team and we will support you at all times and in any way ”.
Delving into the issue of support for Ryan Garcia, Canelo He also gave testimony about his own mental health, and answered if he has suffered from depression or anxiety, even with the typical exposure of a world sports star.
“Thank God, no,” replied the boxer when asked about a problem he had during his career. “I have had my problems in my life, but I have always known how to move forward and put problems aside. I have always understood that there is a solution ”.
Ryan Garcia and his depression and anxiety problems
In their social networks, Ryan Garcia revealed that he suffers from depression and anxiety, and that he will take “time out” from boxing.
The fighter was going to expose his title of the CMB next July 9 against the Dominican Javier Fortuna. However, Ryan Garcia canceled the fight due to these health problems.
“As many of you know, I have been dealing with this issue of anxiety and depression for a long time and have overcome it many times, but I need a little time off, and I finally choose to get help with my mental health,” he wrote. Ryan Garcia in a story of Instagram. “Thank you all for your support and all the people who have been watching me.”