Fundora and Garcia agree to fight on FOX


An excellent super welterweight battle is on the horizon, as promoter Sampson Lewkowicz revealed that unbeaten contenders Sebastian Fundora and Sergio Garcia have signed to square off on FOX later this year. The date and location will “be announced shortly.”

The announcement doesn’t say whether it’s an eliminator of any kind, but considering the pair are respectively ranked #5 and #2 by the WBC, my guess is whoever wins will be next in line after Erickson Lubin.

The profoundly large Fundora (17-0-1, 12 KO) has looked extremely solid since a narrow escape against Jamontay Clark in 2019, defeating Olympian Daniel Lewis by decision before rattling off three consecutive stoppages. The most recent of those came just two weeks back when he beat down Jorge Cota in a four-round firefight.

A win over Spain’s Garcia (33-0, 14 KO) would undoubtedly allow “Towering Inferno” to graduate from prospect status. “El Niño” notably outclassed Ted Cheeseman in his second of four European title defenses and represents a solid step up in class.

A quality test for Fundora and a long-awaited arrival at the world stage for Garcia? Sounds like a great fight to me.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Plan B: Three alternative (and anticlimactic) options for Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk
Media Review: Would the UFC model solve a lot of boxing’s problems?
Benavidez vs Plant FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE | #BenavidezPlant
Macklin: Fury might not be confident about Usyk’s speed and style matchup’s Television Pick of The Week – March 24

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *