Bernard Hopkins, former world champion, noted that he wants to see a fight between Brian Castaño and Danny Garcia, after Danny express a desire to gain 154 pounds.
“I would like to see Danny Garcia have a shot at a different weight against the champion in that division (Brian Castaño)”, said Hopkins in interview in Million Dollaz Worth of Game. “I don’t want to see him in a preparation fight, I want to see him go straight to that division against a champion. I’d like to see him fight those kinds of fights right away. Go straight to the dance. I believe that Danny he will be successful in that weight class. “
Hopkins thinks that fighting at 154 pounds will do very well for Danny Garcia, as he may be more comfortable to give the weight, than when he fought at 147.
“I believe that (Garcia) really grew above that weight a year, a year and a half ago ”, he argued Hopkins. “But he was able to be there because he is disciplined and determined. I think the 154 pounds will be a blessing for him. Now he can eat, he can eat. His body is no longer in a bottle. “
Danny García has already targeted a rival for 154 pounds
A few months ago, Danny Garcia assured that if he reached 154 pounds he would like to face Jermell charlo, holder of three super welterweight world title belts.
“I’m serious. I really want to go to 154, “he said. Swift to Fight Hype. “I won’t be the biggest guy at 154, like at 140. My dream was always to be a three-division world champion. I think that’s the next chapter in my career. I’m not saying that I won’t fight again at 147. When I train for 147, I weigh 160. So I know I’m going to be great at 154 ”.