Rising lightweight star Ryan Garcia will face the experienced Nicaraguan Francisco Fonseca, defending his WBC Silver title February 14 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, on a card presented by Golden Boy Promotions.
Ryan (19-0, 16 KO), 21, of Victorville, California, who shares coach Eddy Reynoso with Canelo Álvarez, signed a contract extension with Golden Boy Promotions. In his first fight of the new agreement, Garcia he the dangerous Romero Duno in a round, conquering the Silver WBC crown.
For his part, Nicaraguan Fonseca (25-2-2, 19 KO), 25, has only lost in fights for world titles. In August 2017, Gervonta Davis, stopped him in the eighth round, then lost a decision to Tevin Farmer.