Ryan Garcia vs Javier Fortuna: Date, UK start time, live stream, TV channel, and undercard for lightweight clash | The Sun07/12/2022
After a long wait, it's finally time for Ryan Garcia vs Javier Fortuna, a year after it was originally meant to take place.
The fight was supposed to happen last July but Garcia pulled out to take care of his mental health issues.
He was then meant to fight in November 2021 against JoJo Diaz but opted out after a wrist injury that required surgery.
Garcia beat Emmanuel Tagoe on his return to action in April before calling out Gervonta Davis last month.
And Fortuna is coming off a clear decision defeat to Diaz last July but did bounce back in February with a KO win.
When is Garcia vs Fortuna?
- The fight will take place on Saturday, July 16
- The fight will be held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, USA.
- There are expected tom be 20,000 fans in attendance for the fight.
What channel is it on and can it be live streamed?
- Garcia vs Fortuna will be shown live on DAZN.
- It can be live streamed on DAZN in the UK, where you can download the app onto your mobile or tablet device.
- DAZN costs £7.99-a-month to subscribe to in the UK.
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What has been said?
"If there is any doubt i was hesitnat to fight Fortuna a year ago, that will all be made clear after our fight," Garcia said.
"This was the fight I wanted and its now time."
"I have never felt better, stronger, and more motivated. It's time to silence all the doubters and it starts on July 16."
Fortuna added "This is going to be a very exciting fight. I know it din't take place last year like originally anounced but i hope that this time it will be real so that I can offer a good show tot he public."
"I trust my team more now than ever and have full confidence in my coach Belvin Garcia."
"Together, and with God on our side, I know that we will hold up our hands high in victory on fight night.
- Garcia win – 1/8
- Draw – 25/1
- Fortuna win – 9/2
*Odds courtesy of Betfair and correct at time of publication.
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