Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/24/12
When the Garcia vs. Morales rematch was announced, more than a few fight fans groaned. Garcia is riding high now after his TKO4 of Amir Khan, holding both the WBC and WBA belts, and ranked second only to Juan Manuel Marquez in his division (and some place him in the #1 slot). After all, Garcia had already been there and done that with Morales in a fight we scored 116-111 for Garcia. Most would probably prefer that "Swift" Garcia take on the division's formidable, hard luck contender Lucas Matthysse (currently ranked #4 by the WBC). Count me in the group that wants to see Garcia vs. Matthysse, but that doesn't mean Morales hasn't got a prayer. "El Terrible" claims his performance was hindered by his recovery from gall bladder surgery, an excuse that rings true for once. Morales was flabby and noticeably lethargic that night, and his surgery is a matter of public record. More to the point, the story of that fight suggests that if Morales really can come back and improve on ...
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