Coach Garcia on Rodriguez’s future plans. You will be surprised


The top American coach Robert Garcia is delighted with the actions of the star ward: over the weekend in San Antonio (USA), the local 22-year-old WBC super flyweight champion Jesse Rodriguez (16-0, 11 KOs) has timed the division legend and former fighter from top 10 “pound” Srisaketa Sor Rungvisai (50-6-1, 43 KOs) from Thailand.

It seemed to strike while the iron is hot. This division has a trio of cool near-pound fighters: WBC Franchise / WBA Super champion Juan Francisco Estrada from Mexico, WBO champion Kazuto Yoka from Japan and ex-leader P4P rating conqueror of four weights Roman Gonzalez from Nicaragua.

All of the above fighters are very accessible, but
Rodriguez’s coach believesthat the ward needs to pause a little: “We know how cool he is. We understand what an incredible talent this is. And when we were offered a fight with Rungvisai, I did not even doubt that we would beat him. Comment on his performance? It was great, perfect. But to be honest, I want Jesse to come back to flyweight. If there is a champion from this division who wants to fight him, then we will gladly accept the fight.

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“No, I don’t want to name names,” Garcia says, but he names a potential opponent anyway. – Perhaps the easiest way to do this would be through the WBC. But we are not very confident in the local champion Julio Cesar Martinez (the other day he broke the fourth fight in two years). Not the fact that he will cope with the limit. We are not sure that he will not get sick again before the fight. He gets sick so often that I’m not sure if it’s worth it … “

Garcia claims that Rodriguez could hold his next fight in September as an opening act for Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin: “First, you need to discuss everything with promoter Eddie Hearn. Jesse’s return to the ring may take place very soon, but I still want him to rest for a few weeks, and only then return to the gym. We understand that boxing is a business. And you need to carefully consider every step you take. But in any case, everything will end with the fact that Rodriguez will become one of the leaders of the “pound”. But now he is only 22 years old. He’s just a child.”

Meanwhile, two-weight winner Shakur Stevenson says: In 2 years, Jesse Rodriguez will beat “Monster” Inoue. And promoter Hearn addresses fans and media representatives: “Would you bet on Gonzalez and Estrada right now?”

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