Mikey Garcia???

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Toney F*** U, May 13, 2022.

  1. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    He’s only 34 and has solid pop at higher weights (when he’s in shape). Even though he was kind of a cherry picker I was always a fan. Is he just done or are we gonna see him again in a few years?
  2. Dementia Pugulistica

    Dementia Pugulistica Active Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Feels like a decade maybe more, since I saw him on tuesday night fights or friday night fights....something like that, and I thought wow, this kids gonna go somewhere. Wasted talent as far as I'm concerned. If he's not done now @ 34 it'll be all over in a few years when he's 37.
  3. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    I think he has one last cashout KO loss à la Jessie Vargas, in his future.
  4. Maidanas Gun Tattoo

    Maidanas Gun Tattoo Active Member Full Member

    Sep 29, 2017
    Never saw what the big deal about him was.
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  5. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    He’s overrated, but I always enjoyed watching him
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  6. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Sep 5, 2010
    At 135, he would have been DA MAN. Teofimo would have been his *****, Kambosos might be able to last the distance, Devin would not have been able to handle his physicality at that weight.
  7. fenoc1

    fenoc1 Active Member Full Member

    Oct 10, 2009
    Mikey beats all them guys at 135. Moved up the weight's to get paid but affected his legacy
  8. Salty Dog

    Salty Dog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 5, 2008
    Who? That grifter? That poser?
  9. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    Yea, probably gets schooled by Loma though
  10. RingKing

    RingKing Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 21, 2008
    Mikey Garcia was not overrated. How just never lived up to his potential. He had excellent technique, very good speed hand and foot speed, and he could move around the ring. The problem, IMO, is that Mikey never LOVED boxing. I can not remember where I read it, but I believe someone was interviewing him and he said, "he did not really watch boxing because he did not like it much," or something to that effect. So although he had the physical tools and intelligence to compete at a world-class level, his heart just was not into it. Thus, his poor showing and disappearance from the boxing scene.
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  11. Sheikh

    Sheikh Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jun 4, 2007
    I wonder where he has been. He should take a tune up first. I feel he is lazy now. The big paydays from DAZN to guys like him and GGG have ruined them and made them lazy.
  12. HolDat

    HolDat Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 25, 2020
    Most boxing fans feel this way about simple effective fighters.