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Video+photos: Emmanuel Tagoe vs Ryan Garcia face-off at final presser

By Vincent Ashitey
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Ahead of their bout this weekend Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe and Ryan Garcia took part in their final press conference on Thursday.

Ghanaian lightweight boxer, Emmanuel Tagoe will take on American boxer, Ryan Garcia, in a lightweight showdown on April 9 at the Alamodome, San Antonio, USA.

The bout will be the first for Tagoe since 2020 when he defeated Mason Menard in November of that year. For Garcia, the fight will be his first after 15-month layoff due to depression and injury.

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Tagoe has 32 wins in 33 fights (15 KOs)  and one defeat. A win against Garcia could offer him an opportunity to fight for a world title.

Garcia on the other hand Garcia, 23, comes into the fight with an impressive record of 21 wins, including 18 KOs.

Tagoe was previously managed by Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan.