Mikey Garcia announces he will fight at 140 pounds


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Mikey García

Mikey Garcia will return to 140 pounds after his surprise defeat with the Spanish Sandor Martin last October 16 in Fresno, California.

“I think I’ll be back at 140,” he said. Mikey to ESNews.com. “There are better options, I’ll have a fight at 140 and we’ll see what position I’m in.”

Garcia rose to 147 pounds to fight Errol spence jr in March 2019, but he was unlucky and was defeated by a strong unanimous decision.

He later made a fight with Jessie vargas, which ended up winning by unanimous decision by cards of 116-111, 116-111 and 114-113.

Finally, Mikey returned after almost 18 months to star in a billboard of Matchroom and DAZN on ash tree, before the Spanish Sandor Martin.

Mikey Garcia was one of the boxers who rang to fight on the return of Manny pacquiao, but they failed to close an agreement and chose to face Errol spence.

Will there be a rematch with Sandor Martín?

Garcia he was unlucky and lost by majority decision by cards of 93-97, 93-97 and 95-95.

Although Martin surprised with his triumph and left open the option of revenge, Garcia He does not have in mind to get back in the ring with the Spanish in the welterweight, but he did not rule it out.

“Maybe we can see each other in the future,” he mentioned. “Maybe he’ll do one or two other fights to get back to fighting at 140 pounds. Maybe you can become a champion of some body and can challenge it. Or we could think that I win a belt and face it again ”.

Mikey He has already won belts at 126, 130, 135 and 140 pounds, but failed in his quest to become champion at 147 pounds.

His brother Robert previously said that he would be delighted to face Josh taylor, 140-pound universal champion, or Teofimo Lopez if division goes up.

Garcia he has the feeling that a resounding triumph back in the super lightweight could put him back in the elite.


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