• By Miguel Maravilla Photo Credit: Lina

Ryan Garcia Media Day


Rising undefeated prospect Ryan "Kingry" Garcia (13-0, 12 KOs), of Victorville, California held a media workout Wednesday afternoon at the Azteca Boxing Gym in Bell, California as he prepares for his next fight against Fernando Vargas (32-15-3, 24 KOs) of Mexico. Garcia squares off against Vargas next Thursday March 22 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California headlining Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN.

"My preparation has been outstanding. I have worked my ass off,"

"Fernando Vargas is going to bring a lot of aggression. He will try to dethrone me and keep me from achieving my dream,"

"I'm so motivated and ready for this,"

Glendora, California's, Joet Gonzalez (18-0, 10 KOs) took part in Wednesday's workout as he takes on Rolando Magbanua (26-6, 18 KOs) of the Philippines in a scheduled 10-round featherweight bout.

"I'm fighting a ten round fight vs. a tough Filipino. I had a good camp and I'm ready,"

"There's a lot of prospects losing to Filipinos and I want to make a statement,"

Undefeated super bantamweight prospect Emilio Sanchez (16-0, 11 KOs) of Pacoima, California takes on Filipino fighter Eugene Lagos (12-5-2, 7 KOs)

"My upcoming fight is next Thursday and I'm fighting a tough Filipino,"

"I had a good camp training with Oscar Valdez in Guadalajara helping him get ready for his last fight with Quigg. What a fight that was. I learned a lot sparring with him,"

"Expect the best out of me,"

Mexican Olympian Raul "El Cugar" Curiel (2-0, 1 KO), and East Los Angeles's Jonathan "Thunder" Navarro (12-0, 6 KOs), were also present.

Jonathan Navarro

"I'm fighting a tough experience fighter,"

"Training camp went well with Robert Garia and his stable. It was good hard sparring wit Mike Garcia,"

"Expect a whole new Jonathan Navarro and a KO,"

Raul Curiel

"I'm happy to be returning to the ring at Fantasy Springs. I'm fighting a tough fighter,"

"I had a good camp training with Oscar Valdez in Guadalajara,"

"I will put up a good fight,"

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