“Another One Is Joining the Line to Fight”: Amid Possible Rolly Romero Fight Talks, Ryan Garcia Reacts to Isaac Cruz’s Call Out

Published 01/11/2024, 10:55 PM EST

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Turning away from his elusive quest for a rematch against Gervonta Davis, Isaac Cruz now shifted his focus to another direction. He is looking towards a potential bout against Ryan Garcia in April. Despite Cruz’s assurance that Ryan and his promoters are interested in the fight, obstacles arise from Ryan’s manager, Lupe Valencia, who is allegedly hesitating due to a lack of confidence in his fighter.

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On the other hand, Cruz stated that Valencia is seeking an “easy fight” for Ryan. So, Ryan Garcia talked about squaring up against Isaac Cruz, amidst being in talks with Rolly Romero regarding a potential fight. This is the third opponent on whom Garcia has shown interest and he’s responded positively towards fighting him. So, now it’s up to Garcia to decide who he wants to take on first in the year 2024.

Isaac Cruz gets in line to face Ryan Garcia

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Isaac Cruz has already stated that the fight between him and Garcia is almost finalized as both their managers agree to finalize the bout. This fight also makes sense, as both these fighters have faced a loss against the same opponent, Gervonta Davis. Both of them sought a rematch against him, so, if they fight each other, their rematch with Davis will become much more anticipated.

 

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On his Instagram, Garcia taunted Cruz as he posted a Story addressing the challenge of his potential opponent. He wrote, “What’s a pitbull to Lion???” In the next story, Cruz shared an Instagram Post, where he had written about reaching out to Garcia’s manager and making this bout a reality. He wrote, “Ryan Garcia, I am ready to fight. Call your attorney Guadalupe Valencia @kingryan Quit running poodle.

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So, Garcia replied in the next Story, “Lupe another one is joining the line to fight.” Not only this, Cruz is really pushing it, as he’s even talked about this bout taking place in a couple of months.

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In an interview with Fight Hub TV, ‘Pitbull declared that he wants his next fight to be against Ryan Garcia. Moreover, on the other hand, Garcia is still confused about who will be a better choice of opponent that will fetch him more lucrative fights in the future. Meanwhile, Cruz is determined to fight in April 2024.

Cruz said, “I want to emphasize that both I and Ryan want the fight. Our managers agree, and our promoters also agree. Everyone also agrees this is a great fight. The only reason this fight isn’t happening and the negotiations aren’t finished is because of Lupe Valencia.” Furthermore, he explained the reason behind Valencia’s hesitation.

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He stated, “The reason Guadalupe Valencia doesn’t want this fight is because of his confidence in his fighter and is looking for an easy fight.” Despite all the odds, Isaac Cruz still wants his opponent to be Ryan Garcia, because he believes this would push him closer to his actual goal. And that’s to fight against Gervonta Davis. What are your thoughts about this? Let us know in the comments section.

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