Mikey Garcia: A Star is Born

By Boxing News on January 25, 2014
Mikey Garcia: A Star is Born
Pacquiao has been mentioned as a possible opponent in the future. (Chris Farina/Top Rank)

Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater, WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia, from Oxnard, California, defends his title against Juan Carlos Burgos, from Tijuana, Mexico. Garcia is being groomed for superstardom. He is humble, personable, and a solid citizen. And of course he can fight. Manny Pacquiao has been mentioned as a possible opponent in the future, but Garcia is fighting at 130 and isn’t yet ready for the Philippine whirlwind. Robert Ecksel, editor-in-chief of Boxing.com, speaks with Rick Strom from TYT Sports about Mikey Garcia and the components that go into turning a fine fighter into a bankable star…

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