Ryan Garcia picks up his 19th career knockout in a dominant victory over Javier Fortuna at Crypto.com Arena on Saturday night.
Ryan Garcia won his 140-pound lightweight fight against Javier Fortuna by knockout on Saturday night at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. Here’s a recap of the fight.
Ryan Garcia knocks out Javier Fortuna with a two-punch combination that started with a straight right hand and ended with a left hook.
Garcia knocked down Fortuna in the fourth, fifth, and sixth rounds. After the bout got off to somewhat of a slow and sloppy start,
Garcia used his speed and power to kick things into high gear to score the statement knockout he was seeking.
“I hit hard. It doesn’t take a lot to hurt someone,” Garcia said. “It felt like a statement win.”
In his post-fight interview, Garcia doubled down and again called for a fight against knockout artist Gervonta Davis.
With 1:49 left to go in the round, Ryan Garcia scores another knockdown when he scrambles the senses of Javier Fortuna with a sneaky left hook.
Fortuna has a delayed reaction when he drops to the canvas The crowd is electric and erupts. The end could be nearing.
Ryan Garcia scores the fight’s first knockdown, connecting with a left hook to the body of Javier Fortuna
Fortuna remains in survival mode for the rest of the round as Garcia batters him. Fortuna walks to his corner somewhat reeling.
Not much action in the round. Ryan Garcia is looking to land a chopping left hook, but it looks awkward when he’s throwing.
Garcia ends the round with a right hand to the body, but not much action so far.
The southpaw Javier Fortuna clips Ryan Garcia with a right hand in the opening 30 seconds, and Garcia’s head snaps back.
With nearly 30 seconds remaining, Garcia connects with a strong two-punch combination. But the round was mostly sloppy with a lot of holding.
Garcia starts by landing the fight’s first punches with a series of left jabs and left hooks.
Garcia connects with three straight right hands. Fortuna charges forward and presses Garcia to the corner, who quickly holds.