Ryan Garcia vs Javier Fortuna
Ryan Garcia will defend the interim lightweight title against Javier Fortuna and the fight promises to be one of the best of the year. Both fighters are at the peak of their career. Ryan wants to continue his invincible legacy against the Dominican fighter who was the former champion back in 2015-2016. Fortuna has only lost 3 fights since he became a professional boxer.
The event will take place Saturday, July 16 inside the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Ryan Garcia Career Highlights
Garcia started training at the age of 7 and became a superstar in the boxing world with the help of his father who always pushed him from a very young age to become the best of the best. He made his professional debut in December of 2017 when he was just 18 years old. Garcia caught the attention of boxing fans around the world because of his speed and fighting skills. Beating fighters like Romero Duno and Francisco Fonseca, he has become one of the most exciting fighters in the sport. He is still undefeated, making him even more special among the other talented fighters.
His fight with Javier Fortuna was supposed to happen in April 2021 but due to Garcia’s mental condition, he decided to take some time out of the sport just to focus on himself.
Javier Fortuna Career Highlights
The Dominican fighter, Javier Fortuna started training with the help of his older brother Jonathon Alexander Fortuna at a very young age.
Javier made his pro debut back in 2011 and since then he has proven that he is a very tough opponent to beat. Winning against fighters like Antonio Lozada, Sharif Bogere and Jesús Cuellar he became the super featherweight champion in the WBA from 2015 to 2016 and the WBA interim featherweight champ from 2012 to 2013.
His last fight was against Rafael Hernandez and he won by first-round KO after a long time without fighting due to the Covid pandemic.
When is the Garcia vs Fortuna Fight?
The fight will take place on July 16, in Los Angeles in the Crypto.com Arena. Below we will give you the best betting tips if you are interested in betting.
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“King” Ryan Garcia vs. Javier Fortuna: Betting Odds
Ryan Garcia Stats
- Nationality: American
- Born: August 8, 1998
- Nickname: “The Flash King Ry”
- Stance: Orthodox
- Birthplace: Los Alamitos, California, United States
- Height: 5 ́10″ / 178cm
- Total fights: 22
- Record: 22-0 / 18 KOs
Javier Fortuna Stats
- Nationality: Dominican
- Born: Jul. 15, 1989
- Nickname: “El Abejón”
- Stance: Southpaw
- Birthplace: La Romana, Dominican Republic
- Height: 5′ 6½” / 169 cm
- Total fights: 43
- Record: 37-3-1 / 26 KOs