WBC interim lightweight champion Ryan “Kingry” Garcia (21-0, 18 KOs) has pulled out of his July 9th clash with Javier Fortuna, citing mental health issues. Fortuna is seeking a replacement for the same fight card on DAZN.
“I know this news may be disappointing to some of my fans but I am announcing today that I am withdrawing from my July 9th fight. At this time it is important to manage my health and wellbeing. I have decided to take some time off to focus on becoming a stronger version of myself. I hope to be back soon and am looking forward to stepping back into the ring when I am my healthiest self. I want to Thank God, my family, my doctors and my supporters.”
“I wish Ryan Garcia a speedy recovery. There are things more important than fighting and I hope he is able to quickly recover. We can reschedule our fight for a time when I can face and beat a 100% prepared version of Ryan Garcia.”
We wish him a speedy recovery.
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