VIDEO: Ryan Garcia Brings Joy to an Emotional Fan Ahead of Luke Campbell Fight

Published 01/02/2021, 5:05 PM EST
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 21: Ryan Garcia attends Premiere Of “One Night: Joshua Vs. Ruiz” at Writers Guild Theater on November 21, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)


Ryan Garcia, the WBC silver lightweight champion, met a bunch of his fans at the hotel lobby before leaving for the fight arena. The 22-year -old greeted all the well-wishers and even took out time to get clicked with them.

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Ahead of the big fight, Ryan Garcia appeared calm and confident as he previously vowed to knock out Luke Campbell. It’s evident he has umpteen believers in his corner. While Garcia met almost every fan on his way to the venue, a female fan became emotional.

She shed tears as Garcia shook her hand and took a picture.

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The lightweight division saw several nail-biting fights take place in 2020, and almost every champion stepped into the squared circle. So, 2021 couldn’t have been better without an electrifying opener between Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell.

The WBC Interim title fight will determine the mandatory spot to challenge for Devin Haney’s WBC lightweight title.

Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell- ‘Fire Meets Ice’

Matchroom Boxing and Golden Boy Promotions have positioned their supreme prodigies against each other, and the upcoming fight will clear the ongoing doubts in the lightweight scenario.

There are many unbeaten world champions on the chart who haven’t fought each other yet. So, Garcia vs Campbell can serve as a stepping stone to seal those fights. While Campbell will enjoy an opportunity to enter the title ride again, Garcia will look forward to defending his unbeaten record.

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Both the contenders want to win the fight via stoppage. That means we can expect fireworks inside the ring. Garcia’s pro-record stands at 17 KOs in 20 wins, which cements his KO ratio at 85%. Currently, he is one of the most vicious KO artists in the division.

That said, the upcoming fight has the potential to be an action-packed thriller. Whether they go for the knockout or decision, both the pugilists can assault each other in the ring.

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Do you think ‘KingRy’ Ryan Garcia can beat ‘Cool Hand’ Luke Campbell?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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