Eddie Reynoso Makes a Bold Statement on Ryan Garcia

Published 01/02/2021, 6:04 PM EST


Trainer of Canelo Alvarez and Ryan Garcia, Eddie Reynoso, has sent an emotional message of encouragement to Garcia before his fight. Garcia will take on Luke Campbell in an exciting fight later on tonight. But many have branded this the American’s toughest fight yet.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 2: Ryan Garcia (R) knocks out Romero Duno (L) in round one during their fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 2, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garcia won the NABO lightweight championship and the WBC silver lightweight championship (Photo by Sye Williams/Getty Images)

Before the fight, his trainer Eddie Reynoso has made sure to provide Ryan Garcia with a vote of confidence and encouragement. Garcia has passed all the tests of his career so far with flying colors; however, this may have given him the additional motivation he needs.

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Lance Pugmire from The Athletic reported the news on his Twitter. He claimed that the trainer passed him a written message with the same words he had once said to Canelo Alvarez. This is a fantastic gesture from the trainer to his fighter to show his confidence in the young star’s ability.

These were the same words said to super-star Mexican Canelo Alvarez before his first title fight. The message worked wonders for the Mexican who went on to win his first title after that. Recently, Canelo re-visited the tweet on his trainer to reflect on the words.

READ: Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell: Fight Prediction and Analysis

Why does Eddie Reynoso think Ryan Garcia’s super-stardom is born today?

The trainer knows this is the fight where the American can prove himself. Rivals and critics throughout the boxing community have accused Ryan Garcia of being a fake fighter. Therefore, If Garcia can perform a top contender like Campbell, it will prove his mettle.

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Garcia is already a global super-star thanks to his activities outside the ring. However, in terms of boxing, the young fighter still has a lot to prove. Next on the list will be a world title. Victory against Campbell will be the first step towards that.

Clearly Reynoso recognizes the importance of this fight and felt the need to give his fighter the same push he gave Canelo Alvarez. Only time will tell if these words have the same effect on Garcia as they did on Canelo Alvarez. Do you think Garcia can emulate the Mexican?

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READ: Oscar De La Hoya Compares Ryan Garcia to Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez: ‘He Has the It Factor’

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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