Ryan Garcia says he wants to ruin Luke Campbell’s bones all over the launch of their Jan. 2 fight
On Friday, Ryan “KingRy” Garcia (20-0, 17 knockouts) and two-time world title challenger Luke Campbell (20-three, sixteen KOs) met to launch their incredibly anticipated light-weight showdown on Jan. 2 from the American airways core in Dallas, Texas.
The combat, which will be streamed live global completely on DAZN, will be for the intervening time WBC lightweight title and is offered through Golden Boy in affiliation with Matchroom Boxing.
The fighters have been joined by means of Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy, and Eddie Hearn, Managing Director at Matchroom activity, together with actor and television host Mario Lopez.
Garcia, 22, has stopped his remaining 4 opponents, including first-circular kayos of Romero Duno and Francisco Fonseca. Campbell, 33, is 3-2 over his final 5 fights, which comprises a unanimous-choice defeat to then-light-weight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko in August 2019.
Garcia, for one, sounded defiantly confident, not handiest taking purpose at Campbell but every person else in the loaded lightweight division, like reigning world champ Teofimo Lopez Jr., Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Devin Haney.
“Luke Campbell, it’s inevitable for him, he’s just going to get his ass whipped,” Garcia noted. “here is the way it’s speculated to be written. this is how the celebs are aligned. I get to have every person watch across the whole world. That’s what I always desired to do—inspire the complete world.
“I’m not concerned about Luke. He has no challenges for me. All he has are pitty-pat punches; beginner-style punches. None of that is going to store him. The moment he feels my photographs, he’s going to birth backing up. I’ll figure out from there and surgically beat him down.
“I’m going to punish him and then go on to combat Tank. I’m not even involved about combating Luke Campbell. What journey does he have? each time he stepped up, he misplaced. He even misplaced to a man we under no circumstances heard of. who’s Yvan Mendy?”
Garcia stressed out that he’s not “taking part in games” anymore. He additionally spilled out a design for world domination.
“I’m able to conquer this entire period,” Garcia stated. “I are looking to overcome this division. I make this weight relatively comfortably. I can make this weight for as long as I desire. My goal is to beat Teofimo Lopez, knockout Gervonta Davis and beat Devin Haney. whatever thing order it’s, I’m able to overcome this division and be the biggest celeb in boxing.”
De La Hoya then asked Garcia what it’s like for those titlists to need Garcia, as a substitute of Garcia desiring them.
“They try to do whatever than can do to tamper my name,” Garcia said. “I see Teofimo Lopez, I see all of them hating. That hate is going to blind them. They’re going to run into one among my shots. They’re going to be knocked out. each certainly one of them.”
Garcia observed he feels very “disrespected” via Campbell. He vowed Campbell could be the first of his movement to the accurate.
“He’s the primary one who’s going to get this,” Garcia said. “I need to break his eye. I want smash his bones. I are looking to spoil every thing of him.”
Campbell, however, become much more subdued.
“I agree with that I’m going to win this battle, 100-%,” Campbell observed. “He’s getting knocked out.”
Joseph Santoliquito is an award-profitable sportswriter who has been working for Ring magazine/RingTV.com on the grounds that October 1997 and is the president of the Boxing Writers association of the us. He can also be followed on twitter @JSantoliquito.
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