Tony ‘Superbad’ Harrison picked up his first win in 4 years final Saturday evening in defeating Sergio Garcia by a ten spherical unanimous resolution on the undercard of Erickson Lubin vs. Sebastian Fundora on the Virgin Motels Las Vegas in Las Vegas.
Harrison-Garcia was a WBC 154-lb title eliminator, which suggests Harrison is now obligatory for Jermell Charlo, who he’s fought twice and is 1-1. It’ll be attention-grabbing for boxing followers to see Harrison and Charlo meet in a rubber match in late 2022 or early 2023.
Going into final Saturday’s struggle, the 31-year-old former WBC junior middleweight champion Harrison (29-3-1, 21 KOs) hadn’t received a struggle since his upset 12 spherical unanimous resolution over Jermell Charlo in December 2018.
Sergio Garcia (33-2, 14 KOs) walked into numerous photographs from Harrison, who couldn’t miss along with his jab. Garcia might have underestimated how skillful Harrison is as a result of he was utilizing the mistaken sport plan to attempt to beat him with stress.
The scores have been: 98-92, 100-90, and 100-90.
“It’s arduous for any individual to beat me that doesn’t have the skillset as me,” stated Tony Harrison to Fighthype in reflecting on his win over Sergio Garcia. “He was a troublesome man, however powerful ain’t ever going to beat me.
“He’s a troublesome man, the man is tremendous f*** powerful. He get all my credit score. The following time I struggle an orthodox, he will probably be in my camp for sparring. I believe the skillset made him determined. He was throwing determined photographs, however I seen all of them day from a mile away,” stated Harrison about Sergio Garcia.
“I used to be a 3-to-1 underdog, however each time I’m an underdog, we break the financial institution. That’s freeway theft, we robbed the mom f***.
“I depart that to Al Haymon,” stated Harrison when requested who he desires to struggle subsequent. “I simply wish to maximize the time that I’ve. I’m 31 and I wish to maximize the sum of money I could make combating the perfect fights I can struggle.
“I don’t give a f*** about going to anyone else’s fights that I don’t f*** with,” stated Harrison when requested if he’ll attend the Could 14th struggle between Brian Castano and Jermell Charlo.
“My camp had the toughest sparring that it might presumably have,” stated garrison about his preparation for Sergio. “If it wasn’t for the preparation I had and the arduous sparring that I had, I wouldn’t have made it look really easy.
“While you see a man like that [Garcia], he’s who he’s. I didn’t count on something completely different than when he fought Fundora. That’s the one struggle we might actually see as a result of that was the one struggle that I’d actually seen.
“He’s who he’s. An easy, come proper in. He’s a troublesome opponent, powerful chin, and really sturdy. I knew my mobility would give him numerous issues.
“For positive, I wanted that struggle. Mentally, I wanted that struggle. I knew I couldn’t lax. I needed to keep locked in all through, and that’s what I wanted, a psychological lock.
“That’s a troublesome struggle,” stated Harrison when requested concerning the Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas match on April sixteenth. “I believe everyone is overlooking Ugas, however that’s a troublesome struggle.
“As I’ve at all times stated, if you happen to’re handpicked by God like Errol Spence is with all of the tragedies went by way of and got here out on high, he’s handpicked by God. Don’t guess in opposition to that man.
“I don’t care who he’s combating, don’t guess in opposition to that man. He’s handpicked by God, and he works arduous at it. Don’t guess in opposition to that man.
“It’s arduous to guess in opposition to Tank. Tank is a mom f*** canine. You title a person that’s been in there so far as established fights, Tank is a f*** canine from B-Extra within the tri-con space. He’s a canine. You don’t guess in opposition to him both.
“Shakur Stevenson, once you speak concerning the candy science, it won’t be the prettiest, he is probably not the flashiest, however that mom f*** is top-notch untouchable. He’s skillful and untouchable. Don’t guess in opposition to him both,” stated Harrison.