Ryan “KingRy” Garcia (24-1-0, 20 KOs) knocked out Oscar Duarte (26-2-1, 21 KOs) on Saturday evening at Toyota Heart in Houston and went on to shake arms with Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya, with whom he has had an ongoing feud.
Garcia, 25, completed Duarte within the eighth spherical after a puzzling begin to the struggle. He was successful rounds by avoiding his opponent, who stored making him retreat, however stored making an attempt a shoulder roll within the fashion of Floyd Mayweather.
Duarte, 27, appeared annoyed after the primary six rounds since he was unable to tag Garcia with a big shot on greater than a pair of events.
When Garcia lastly rocked Duarte, the Mexican fighter’s legs betrayed him, and didn’t stand up off the canvas till the referee counter to 10.
Ryan Garcia and Oscar De La Hoya shake arms
Throughout his postfight press convention, Garcia acknowledged the feedback he made about De La Hoya previous to the bout, and seemingly desires to maneuver ahead.
Garcia didn’t take again what he mentioned, however said that there isn’t a animosity between him and De La Hoya, and solely desires the “fact to prevail.”
De La Hoya was on the ring after the KO, and shook arms with Garcia, who had a smile on his face, in contrast to the week main as much as the struggle.