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Ryan Garcia vs. Emmanuel Tagoe | Boxing: Who is Emmanuel Tagoe, Ryan Garcia’s opponent on Saturday in San Antonio?

Ryan Garcia get back in the ring. Almost 500 days after his last fight, the Californian will face Emmanuel Tagoe in it alamodome of San Antonio, i


Ryan Garcia get back in the ring. Almost 500 days after his last fight, the Californian will face Emmanuel Tagoe in it alamodome of San Antonio, in an eplayoff to contend for the lightweight title of the World Boxing Organization that has Vasyl Lomachenko.

Garcia last fought the January 2, 2021, when he defeated Luke Campbell. High caliber rivals were mentioned for his next fight, such as Gervonta Davis and even Manny Pacquiao, but in the end they did not materialize for various reasons, finally agreeing with the boxer from Ghana.

tagoe, 33, made his professional debut in 2004, losing by TKO to Lante Addy. that is, to date, the only revs of him as a professionalwinning his last 32 fights.

Despite his 32-1 mark, he is not among the top 10 ranked lightweights. He only has two fights outside of Africa: one in 2013 against Gerardo Robles and in November 2020 against Mason Menard in California, in what was his last fight.

Boxing runs in Tagoe’s blood. your uncle, Nana Yaw Konadu, became super flyweight champion by beating Mexican Gilberto Román in 1989. In 1996 he won the bantamweight belt.

In his carrer, Tagoe won the Africa super featherweight title of the WBC against Thomson Makwana. In 2011 I beat the Chilean oscar bravo for the vacant IBF intercontinental super featherweight belt. In 2012 he captured the international lightweight title against George Ashie and in 2017 he won his last world belt, the IBO super lightweight.

Tagoe is not the hardest hitting boxer, as he has 15 knockouts in his 32 wins.