“I thought I was ahead on the cards,” considers Mikey García


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Sandor Martín y Mikey García

Mikey Garcia He assured that he did what was necessary to beat the cards to Sandor Martin in the star fight of DAZN and Matchroom on Fresno, California.

“I think it was a very good fight,” he said at the end of the contest. “He put up a good fight. I think I did what it took to close the gap, I pushed, looking for the fight. He countered me a few times, but I was looking for the fight. I thought I was ahead on the cards. It is what it is, the judges decided that he was the one who won.

The one of Mexican descent fell for the second time in his career by decision divided by scorecards of 95-95 and 97-93 for the Spanish boxer.

The fight unfolded with Mikey going to the front and pressing Sandor, who waited for him to counterattack him.

“Not at all, he’s a very good boxer,” he replied about whether he underestimated Sandor Martin. “I saw some videos and I knew I could box. That’s why I kept pressing, I couldn’t be cautious, because I was looking for the backlash. I think I did enough to win the rounds, I was aggressive, looking for the fight. It kept moving. “

This was the first fight of Mikey Garcia in more than a year and a half. The last time he fought was in February 2020 against Jessie vargas, whom he defeated by unanimous decision.

On whether inactivity affected him in this return to the ring, the Mexican American assured that he felt good.

“Not really, I’ve been training, I’ve been good, I’m not tired, he didn’t beat me up,” he said. “It was a competitive fight, I thought I was winning it in a very close fight. But like I said, the judges thought it was for him. “

Sandor Martin left the door open for revenge, while Mikey too

“I can definitely consider the rematch, two more rounds would be better,” he commented. “I think I was better in the last rounds and there are no excuses, it is what it is.”


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