BOXING VIEW: IS MIKEY GARCIA PACQUIAO'S NEXT OPPONENT?
By Carlos Costa
Sat, 07 Mar 2020
Mexican-American WBC Diamond Welterweight Champion Mikey Garcia (40-1, 30 KO's) is being considered as one of the possible opponents for Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KO's).
Trained by his elder brother, the 32-year-old Mikey is a 4-division world champion known to be a patient fighter with good punching power and a large fan base, especially in the west coast. 👍👍
Born to Mexican parents who worked as strawberry pickers, Mikey began boxing at age 14 and has had a successful amateur and pro careers. 🥊🥊
That's because boxing is in Mikey's genes. His dad Eduardo, as well as brothers Roberto and Daniel have all been boxers.
Last week, the California-native Mikey outclassed taller former welterweight champion Jessie Vargas over 12 rounds in Texas (photo)
Will Mikey Garcia be the next opponent for the great Pacman Pacquiao..?? 🔥🔥
Manny Pacquiao is likely to return to action in July. Will Mikey Garcia be his next opponent?
The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a veteran boxing reporter living in Asia. Carlos can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and whatsapp +639184538152.
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