Golden Garcia to battle Hector Garcia
PHILADELPHIA – October 18, 2019 – Undefeated lightweight Golden Garcia will be in action tonight when he takes on Hector Garcia in a 6-round bout at The Doubletree on Ontario, California.
Golden Garcia has a record of 11-0-1 with 6 knockouts, and he will be making his American debut.
The 31 year-old native of Montreal, Canada has a win over Oscar Mejia (10-2-1). In his last bout, Garcia stopped 47-fight veteran Adalberto Borquez on March 24, 2018.
“Camp went great. I was finally able to train twice a day for a full camp. This was the best camp that I have had,” said Golden Garcia.
“I am excited to get back in there, and do what I do best.”
Despite not knowing much about his opponent, Golden Garcia is very confident in Friday night’s outcome.
“I have not seen much on him. I just met him in the hotel, but I am ready for whatever he brings. I think this is a huge opportunity for me, and I am ready to show everybody what I can do. This fight will lead to bigger and better fights. I just want everybody to know that I am back, so don’t blink and anything can happen.”
Golden Garcia weighed 135 lbs. at Thursday’s weigh-in. Hector Garcia was 135.2 lbs.
The livestream starts at 8:00 p.m. PT / 11:00 p.m. ET.
Garcia is a five-year veteran of the professional ranks and is promoted by Banner Promotions.
Golden is co-managed and co-trained by Otis and Howard Grant.
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