By: Hans Themistode
Regis Prograis extensively appreciated his newest journey to the made even circle. The previous 140 extra pound globe champ grabbed a very easy win versus Ivan Redkach at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Atlanta Georgia on April 17th.
Although his ring look was simply a couple of months earlier, the New Orleans citizen is currently on the search for his next challenger. After calling out previous four-division globe champ Adrien Broner on several celebrations, Prograis (26-1, 22 KOs) is concerning the understanding that their face-off isn’t in the cards right now. Keeping that stated, Prograis did disclose that he has one more previous four-division champ presently in his views.
“Me and Mikey Garcia, there’s been conversation,” stated Prograis throughout a meeting with FightHype.com. “I spoke to Robert Garcia, I spoke to my manager Sam (Katkovski). They said it’s a big possibility, not a little possibility, that fight might be next.”
Garcia, 33, has actually just recently stated that he wants a brand-new dancing companion. At one factor, Garcia was very positive that he got on the brink of touchdown a face-off versus Manny Pacquiao. Nonetheless, he was inevitably left let down when it was exposed that Pacquiao settled a contract to tackle Errol Spence Jr. rather.
Currently, after remaining on the sidelines since his consentaneous choice success versus Jessie Vargas in February of 2020, Garcia (40-1, 30 KOs) fears to return in the ring.
Prior to talks advance as well much, both Garcia and Prograis will certainly need to discuss the weight distinction for their feasible face-off. Presently, Prograis projects at 140 extra pounds, while Garcia has actually obtained comfy at 147.
Despite whether their face-off occurs at 140, 147, or perhaps a catchweight, Prograis isn’t completely stressed. Prior to every person obtains delighted regarding their clash, Prograis ensured to reel back in the reins a little bit. Absolutely nothing is uncompromising right now however make indisputable around, the previous 140 extra pound titlist is totally onboard.
“I like it, Mikey likes it, Robert likes it, Eddie (Hearn) likes it. There’s nothing yet, just a possibility. It’s a possibility that me and Mikey might be next.”