On February 17 the two-division world champion Danny Garcia will be back in the ring to face another one who was also world champion, Brandon 'Bam Bam' Rios, in a fight that will take place at welterweight (147 pounds).
The fight will be an eliminator for a future dispute for the world championship of the division by the body of the World Boxing Council (WBC).
Frases de Boxeo (fdbplus.com) had the honor of being in his gym and sharing with him and his coach the preparation for his next commitment. We witnessed how his preparation is going and the state he is in, his optimism, and safety of victory.
Garcia's team is putting the final touches on his training camp and are prepared for the fight at the planned weight for the combat.
Garcia has not fought since last year when he got his first loss in professional boxing falling by split decision at the hands of Keith 'One Time' Thurman.
Garcia is fully aware the importance of this challenge for his career. Garcia's real challenge begins on Saturday 17th when he has to beat Rios outright and start carving out a path in the welterweight division that has always been one of the most competitive in boxing and currently has a new name: Terence Crawford.
Without forgetting much less appreciating classics like Manny Pacquiao and those who are the present and future of the division such as Keith Thurman, Errol Spence Jr., Shawn Porter, Jeff Horn, Amir Khan, Jessie Vargas, and Lucas Matthysse.
At the end of the day, everyone at the welterweight has to prove their worth and the pieces will fall in. They all have to fight each other and keep taking one fight at a time.
Once you're a champion, you're always a champion. On February 17, Garcia will have to show everyone why he is one of the best boxers in the world.
"I've been preparing for everything, I've been working on boxing and reviewing fights, it just depends on how I feel when the fight starts.
"I'm going to be ready for 12 rounds and for the KO.", declared Danny Garcia