WATCH: Ryan Garcia and John Ross Show Off Incredible Speed Skills

Published 08/18/2020, 7:44 AM EDT


Ryan Garcia never fails to mesmerize his fans. Even if he is not preparing for a fight, Garcia knows how to grab the headlines. The WBC silver lightweight champion is already a global phenomenon, notching attention with whatever he does.

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The 22-year-old frequently showcases his skills on social media. Sometimes, with several other athletes. He has done something similar by competing against NFL icon John Ross.

Ryan Garcia and John Ross thrills fans with an intense competition

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Ryan Garcia, billed as the fastest man in boxing, went toe-to-toe with James Ross, the fastest man in NFL, in a sit-up competition.

The Instagram handle of Top-Notch Training has posted the video where both the youngsters did their task. However, John Ross seemingly had the upper hand.

Ross surpassed Garcia’s speed and went ahead of him in the competition, as the clip ended abruptly. While there was no definite winner, netizens have taken their respective picks.

Both Garcia and Ross train at TNT. That said, they are well-acquainted with each other’s skills. No wonder they gave their best in their latest friendly battle.

‘King’ Garcia vs ‘Cool Hand’ Campbell

The undefeated Ryan ‘King’ Garcia will appear against Luke ‘Cool Hand’ Campbell in his next fight.

If not for the COVID-19, the matchup would have happened by now. However, promoters are still willing to come up with an immediate date to materialize the contest. Garcia’s upcoming fight will be important for him and the entire lightweight unit.

Several top-rated boxers like Gervonta Davis, Errol Spence Jr, Devin Haney, and Garcia are yet to be tested opposite each other. If not for the upcoming fights, the lightweights will not relish an opportunity amongst themselves.

‘Tank’ Davis is now lined up against Leo Santa Cruz for an upcoming thriller. Meanwhile, Errol Spence Jr has also received his next opponent in Danny Garcia.

Since Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell are also locked in officially, the lightweight roster is up for some stellar contests shortly.

That said, each of the A-listers needs to win their fights, to lock horns opposite each other.

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Read: WATCH: Ryan Garcia Back to Intense Training Ahead of Possible Luke Campbell Bout

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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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