Undefeated No. 1 featherweight contender Mikey Garcia, and his co-trainers Eduardo and Robert Garcia and manager Cameron Dunkin, hosted a Riverside, California Media Workout on Thursday. A native of Oxnard, Calif. and a graduate of the Ventura County Police Academy, Garcia is in his final week of training camp before he heads east to "The Mecca of Boxing," Madison Square Garden, where he will challenge World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion Orlando "Siri" Salido (39-11-2, 27 KOs), of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, México.
The Salido vs. Garcia world title fight will headline a championship tripleheader which will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, Saturday, January 19, at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
Here is what Garcia had to say:
"It has been a very intense training camp because we know that this is the most important fight of my career.
"I believe I have the skills and the strength to beat Orlando Salido, but I know that I have to be v...