RYAN ‘THE FLASH’ GARCIA SCORES FIRST-ROUND KNOCKOUT WIN AGAINST FERNANDO VARGAS TO DEFEND JUNIOR NABF SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN AT SOLD-OUT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN INDIO, CALIF.
Rising sensation Ryan “The Flash” Garcia (13-0, 7 KOs) exceeded all expectations in his headlining debut as he scored an explosive first-round knockout win against Tijuana, Mexico’s Fernando Vargas (33-16-3, 24 KOs) to defend his Junior NABF Super Featherweight Title in the main event of the March 22 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN and in front of a sold-out crowd of 1,807 boxing fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. After calmly measuring Vargas for most of the first round, the pride of Victorville, Calif. landed a three-punch combination that finished Vargas at 2:55 of the same round.
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#GarciaVargas Ryan “Kingry” Garcia (13-0, 12 KO’s)
2017 consensus prospect of the year out of Victorville, Calif. will battle in a 10-round fight for the Junior NABF and vacant NABA
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