Ryan Garcia: I Wanted To KO Tagoe – But He Was Very Crafty, Made it Difficult
Ryan Garcia (22-0, 18KOs) arrives in San Antonio Alamodome to see his undefeated light competitor in Victorville, CA, in Accra, Ghana.The 12-round light fight from Garcia put on a stellar performance to an audience of 14,459 as he had previously hit the force and sent Tejo to the canvas in the second round.
After both fighters found their rhythm, Garcia systematically broke down the Ghanaian boxer, who struck specific blows to the head and body.Togo made every effort to keep his distance using an inefficient jab.Garcia visibly hurt Tageo in the 10th round, but the Ghanaian striker focused on keeping Garcia at bay to avoid further punishment.
In the end, the judges unanimously ruled in favor of Garcia 119-108, 118-109, 119-108.Garcia said: “He made it difficult for me to finish it. “He was cunning in his capture, I tried to get him out of me, he walked a lot. It was a new experience.
I think I’m going to have to cut the ring with a guy who’s been around 12 rounds.I made sure to get him a lot of body to hurt him with my left hook.