WBC President: Mikey Garcia must fight, Jorge Linares

Президент WBC: Майки Гарсия обязан дать бой Хорхе Линаресу

Mikey Garcia

Mauricio Sulaiman announced that the American won’t get delays.

WBC President, Maurcio Sulaiman announced that the WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KO’s) needs to hold a mandatory title defense against the WBA belt holder Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KO’s) after the fight with Sergei Lipence (13-0, 11 KO’s).

“Mikey Garcia received a special delay mandatory title defense. Jorge Linares is also scheduled to fight in the winter. We hope that after this, Garcia and Linares immediately start negotiations and the next match Dinamo will play against each other,” said Suleiman.

Recall that Garcia will fight with Lipence in the light Welterweight division.

Linares, in turn, is counting on fight with Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko.

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