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Orlando Salido Not Worried About Beating Mikey Garcia

By Rene Umanzor

The world featherweight champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Orlando "Siri" Salido (39-11-2, 27KOs), is not concerned with any potential danger involved in facing Miguel Angel 'Mikey' Garcia (29-0, 25KOs). Salido was going to defend his belt against Garcia on November 10th in Las Vegas, but broke his index finger in an accident and was forced to withdraw.

"Emotionally [the accident] affected me a lot because it was a good fight with a great challenge with Mikey Garcia, who is unbeaten. It's what everyone wanted to see but now we have to wait and see what will happen. It's a blow but we have to recover," Salido said.

"My championship was not in danger. I know I have the formula to beat Garcia, who hasn't faced a single reputable fighter or anything like that. I think they have brought him along little by little and I think I would have been the toughest opponent [of his career]."

Salido will fully recover in a few weeks and hopes to face Garcia in January, but doesn't rule out the possibility of facing someone else if Garcia is not available.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by panicchaser on 10-02-2012

[QUOTE=Babalu11;12569273]Garcia, get's comfortable fighting at a distance and taking his time.I haven't seen him in a tough fight yet. Salido will be infront of him all the time pushing the pace. WAR SIRI![/QUOTE] This fight won't be a Tom &…

Comment by Babalu11 on 10-01-2012

Garcia, get's comfortable fighting at a distance and taking his time.I haven't seen him in a tough fight yet. Salido will be infront of him all the time pushing the pace. WAR SIRI!

Comment by BabyFaceAssasin on 10-01-2012

Trouble making weight no trouble making weight, no broken hand, plaster in his gloves it really didn't matter. Mikey Garcia is too good for him...

Comment by ddangerous on 10-01-2012

[QUOTE=Dyabolic;12569227]I've always said Mikey would end up fighting for a vacant belt and Im sticking by it. I hope not but thats the feeling Im getting. Not cause Salido is ducking him but cause of weight issues. Ive noticed Salido…

Comment by Bronard on 10-01-2012

[quote=ddangerous] Quote: Originally Posted by Dyabolic My concern with this delay is, according to Salido he was already struggling to make 126 and already having gone up to 130 once how will cutting weight affect him by January? Posted from…

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