The date, location and opponent for Ryan Garcia‘s subsequent battle was revealed on Monday by Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya. The 25-year-old light-weight will tackle Oscar Duarte, a 27-year-old Mexican with a 26-1-1 file.
Garcia will go for his twenty fourth win on December 2, on the Toyota Middle in Houston, Texas. Whereas Duarte will come into the battle with a chip on his shoulder, that is very a lot anticipated to be a tune-up battle for Garcia, who misplaced to Gervonta “Tank” Davis in April.
Might Ryan Garcia battle Adrien Broner?
Garcia is certain to be eyeing one other world title shot following the Duarte battle, if all goes as deliberate. However a stunning potential opponent popped up on Tuesday: Adrien Broner.
Broner seems to be very open to the battle. Whereas Golden Boy claimed Broner was supplied a battle with Garcia as a substitute of Duarte, Broner seemingly was by no means conscious of that supply.
The 34-year-old is previous his prime at this level in his profession, however he can nonetheless ship an explosive battle. He bounced again from a tricky three-fight stretch during which he didn’t defeat Mikey Garcia, Jessie Vargas and Manny Pacquiao, by choosing up unanimous choice wins towards Jovanie Santiago and Invoice Hutchinson.
It is unclear if Garcia would need the battle or not, however Broner is unquestionably a reputation that might nonetheless promote an enormous battle. Whether or not Garcia desires to threat it towards a former world champion is one other story.