Danny Garcia Targets A Third World Title Before Retiring

Danny Garcia is keen on grabbing one more world title before he walks away from the sport. 

Garcia has already achieved huge things in the sport, having won belts at 140 and 147. This included the unified WBA, WBC and Ring magazine belts at 140. This was also followed up by a second title at welterweight with the WBC belt. However, since moving up to 154, Garcia has not managed to secure a title shot. All the belts are currently in the hands of Jermell Charlo, who will face Canelo Alvarez at 168 pounds.

But for all the success coming his way, Garcia still had plans for a third title. After all, it has been six years since his last world title. Meanwhile, title shots against Shawn Porter and Errol Spence Jr. both failed. Despite going the distance in both fights, Garcia lost via a unanimous decision on both occasions. However, Garcia has been linked with a fight at 160 pounds against Erislandy Lara. The latter is the current WBA champion, and a victory could put Garcia in line for a unification with potentially Jermall Charlo, who is attempting to make his comeback this year.

“I wanna be a three-division champion. Two is good but three is a whole different legacy. That’s why I want this Lara fight. It’s the fastest way for me,” Garcia

Even if Garcia did not secure another title, his three losses have all come against former world champions. The only other defeat than Porter and Spence was against Keith Thurman. And since ‘One Time’ is a former unified welterweight champion, there is no shame in that.

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