Ryan García’s father points to Pitbull Cruz after victory over Devin Haney: “Let’s go for him” – La Opinion

Ryan García’s father points to Pitbull Cruz after victory over Devin Haney: “Let’s go for him” – La Opinion

Henry García, father of Ryan García, points to a fight with Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz and He assured that they will go for him after his son beat Devin Haney by majority decision of the judges last weekend at the Barclays Center in New York.

In statements to the media after his son’s victory, García’s father indicated that they are interested in a fight with Pitbull Cruz, but If it doesn’t happen, they don’t rule out going up to 147 pounds or 154 to fight with Sebastián Fundora.

“We’re going to go for the Pitbull Cruz. Let’s go get him, nothing happens. If Ryan wants to do it, he can do it, but he told me he feels like he’s a welterweight, or maybe even a 154, so it could be fighting (Sebastián) Fundora,” he said.

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Pitbull Cruz became super lightweight champion after knocking out Rolly Romero. Photo Courtesy: Esther Lin/Premier Boxing Champions.

“I know Ryan is not a 140. He can give that weight if he is totally focused, but honestly, he is a 147. It’s a 147, and maybe even a 154. Fighting at 140, you may or may not make the weight,” he added.

Even though Devin Haney was the favorite in the betting houses, Ryan García He gave the surprise by knocking down The Dream three times during the fight and taking the biggest victory of his career. on the cards by majority decision of the judges (112-112, 114-110 and 115-109). Since King Ry arrived three pounds heavier and had to pay $1.5 million dollars after a bet he made with his rival, the World Boxing Council (WBC) super lightweight belt was not at stake.

I feel like I can knock out ‘Pitbull’ in five rounds. It’ll be easy to hit him with a jab because he’s coming at me anyway. He will have to eat something,” he declared in an interview with FightHub TV.

Previously, King Ry and the Mexican had been in negotiations to fight, but it was Rolly Romero who he ended up facing in the end. Instead, the Californian scheduled a duel for the World Boxing Council (WBC) title with Devin Haney. Now that García beat the American, the confrontation with Pitbull Cruz could be a possibility if he doesn’t upgrade.

“Let Ryan García also say what he wants. I’ll make him swallow the garbage that comes out of his mouth the same way I did with Rolly“, responded Pitbull Cruz in the ring after being crowned 140-pound champion.

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Ryan García knocked down Devin Haney three times with his left hand and took the biggest victory of his career. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

Ryan Garcia, 24, He debuted successfully in the new category after knocking out Óscar Duarte and now he shocked the world by defeating the WBC champion. The Mexican-American boxer has a record of 25 wins (20 by knockout) and one setback in his professional career.

For his part, Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz, 24, achieved an important victory against Rolly Romero and He is now the new holder of the WBA world title at 140 pounds in his debut in the category. The Mexican boxer has a professional record of 26 victories (18 of them by fast track), two losses and one draw.

Keep reading:
· Óscar de la Hoya says that Ryan García showed that he is the face of boxing: “He surprised the world”
· Ryan García defeats Devin Haney after knocking him down three times in the surprise of the year
· Ryan García now fails to make the weight and must pay $1.5 million dollars to Devin Haney

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