Ryan Garcia kicks off the brand new yr with a extremely anticipated showdown with Luke Campbell for the interim WBC light-weight title on Saturday, Jan. 2, on the American Airways Middle in Dallas.

It’s going to mark Garcia’s return to the ring for his first bout for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic put the sporting world on maintain final yr. The battle was initially slated for Dec. 5, however was postponed when Campbell examined constructive for coronavirus. The battle is now reset with a restricted variety of followers in attendance following social distancing tips. The winner will likely be in line to problem present WBC light-weight champion Devin Haney.

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Garcia (20-0, 17 KOs) vs. Campbell (20-3, 16 KOs) has been billed as “Fireplace & Ice,” with Campbell aiming to place an finish to the surging star’s undefeated streak. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist not solely stands as Garcia’s stiffest take a look at so far, but in addition has confronted the likes of Vasiliy Lomachenko and Jorge Linares. The 33-year-old has by no means been stopped and has plans to place himself again into title competition with a win on Saturday night time.

Garcia is without doubt one of the leaders of the brand new era of fighters. Initially thought to only be a social media celebrity, Garcia has raised eyebrows with current performances that embrace a pair of first-round knockouts towards Romero Duno and Francisco Fonseca. The proficient fighter with scintillating pace and a blistering left hook has improved tremendously underneath the tutelage of Canelo Alvarez’s coach, Eddy Reynoso.

Will Garcia catapult himself into title competition or can “Cool Hand” Luke put an finish to the hype?

Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell dwell updates, highlights

3:41 p.m.: Up subsequent is Raul Curiel (8-0, 6 KOs) vs. Ramses Agaton (22-13-3, 12 KOs) in middleweight motion.  

3:36 p.m.: We kicked off the day of occasions with Ryan Garcia’s youthful brother, Sean, squeezing out a slim majority choice victory over Rene Marquez. It was a tricky go for Garcia, who improved to 6-0, as Marquez gave him all he may deal with. After a sluggish begin, Garcia started using his jab to maintain his aggressive foe at vary whereas hurting him with a proper hook within the third. It was simply sufficient to beat one even card of 38-38 with two scores of 39-37 to stay undefeated. 

Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell begin time

  • Date: Saturday, Jan. 2
  • Time: Three p.m. ET
  • Garcia-Campbell: 6 p.m. ET

The Garcia vs. Campbell major card begins at Three p.m. ET. Garcia and Campbell anticipated to make their ring walks about 6 p.m. ET, though the time depends upon the size of the sooner fights.

watch Garcia vs. Campbell battle

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Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell outcomes

  • Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell for the interim WBC light-weight title
  • Rene Alvarado vs. Roger Gutierrez for Alvarado’s WBA (Common) tremendous featherweight title
  • Felix Alvarado vs. DeeJay Kriel for Alvarado’s IBF junior flyweight title
  • Raul Curiel vs. Ramses Agaton; welterweights
  • Sean Garcia def. Rene Marquez through majority choice (38-38, 39-37 & 39-37)
  • Tristan Kalkreuth vs. Jorge Martinez ; cruiserweights
  • Asa Stevens vs. Francisco Bonilla; bantamweights
  • Franchon Crews-Dezurn vs. Ashleigh Curry; ladies’s tremendous middleweights
  • Alex Rincon vs. Sergio Gonzalez; tremendous welterweights