Alan Garcia Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank

03/05/2024 - No comments

Garcia returns on the Oscar Valdez-Liam Wilson undercard March 29 in Glendale, Arizona, LIVE on ESPN

Alan Garcia, the 21-year-old boxing talent from Ulysses, Kansas, has inked a long-term deal with Top Rank.

Already having fought on two Top Rank events, Garcia is scheduled to fight again on March 29 at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. His bout will be part of the event leading up to the doubleheader featuring Oscar Valdez-Liam Wilson and Seniesa Estrada-Yokasta Valle, which will be streamed live on ESPN+.

Now based and training in Los Angeles, Garcia shares his training camp with Valle under the guidance of Gloria Alvarado.

Bob Arum, the Chairman of Top Rank, praised Garcia as an extraordinary talent with the potential to reach the pinnacle of boxing. He commended Garcia’s capabilities both inside and outside the ring.

Garcia expressed his enthusiasm about joining forces with Bob Arum and Top Rank, acknowledging their history of building legendary fighters. He is confident in Brad Goodman’s ability to arrange suitable fights for him and is committed to pursuing a world championship title, starting with his upcoming bout on March 29.

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With an impressive record of 11-0, including 9 KOs, Garcia began boxing at the age of 7. He rose through the ranks of USA Boxing as a standout teen amateur, securing silver medals at the 2016 and 2017 U.S. Junior Olympics and clinching a Junior Golden Gloves title in 2018. Turning professional in September 2020, Garcia had a successful start to his career in Mexico before making his U.S. debut in early 2022. He made headlines with a decisive victory over Nelson Hampton and a spectacular first-round knockout of Tomas Ornelas in Las Vegas, signaling his readiness for the global stage.