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Salido on Garcia Bout: It's Guaranteed To Be a War!

By Ryan Burton

Orlando Salido is less than two weeks away from his title defense against Mikey Garcia. The fight takes at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York and will be televised by HBO.

The WBO featherweight champion appeared on a recent edition of The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene.com's official audio show to talk to us about the fight. Salido praised Garcia for his performance in his most recent fight, a November knockout victory over former champion Jonathan Barros.   

"He fought an intelligent fight. He fought to win in a way that he wouldn't get cut or anything on his face because he knew a championship fight against me was on the line," Salido stated.

The 32-year-old Salido has trained very hard for this fight. He feels that a victory over Garcia will lead to even bigger fights in the future.

"This is a very important fight for me. Garcia's a good fighter. He's undefeated and a big name in the division. A win will lead to even bigger fights for me," The Mexican revealed.

Salido is from the Mexican state of Sonora and said that there is a buzz in his homeland in regards to his fight. He told us that he promises to put on an exciting show for his fans. 

"The fans in Mexico know this is a big fight. It's the talk of the town at home. They know who Mikey Garcia is and they know who I am. They know its guaranteed to be a war," Salido told The Boxing Lab.

You can hear the interview in its entirety by clicking here: http://tobtr.com/s/4160433

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-09-2013

[QUOTE=-Kev-;12902646][B]I don't think it's going to be a war[/B], I hope i'm wrong. But Garcia is not the type of fighter to get in to "wars". [B]Salido will bring it of course[/B], but I think this could end up looking…

Comment by -Kev- on 01-09-2013

I don't think it's going to be a war, I hope i'm wrong. But Garcia is not the type of fighter to get in to "wars". Salido will bring it of course, but I think this could end up looking…

Comment by newcastleking on 01-09-2013

As soon as the 1st bell rings Salido will be coming at Mikey full force, cutting off the ring, swinging hammers. Mikey hasnt faced a fighter like this yet. Love for Mikey but im with Salido 100%.

Comment by Dustaine on 01-09-2013

Salido all the way.

Comment by Cleto_Reyes on 01-09-2013

[QUOTE=MR. LARRYX;12901970]Mickey is going to box Salido's ears off[/QUOTE] lets bet...... i got 50 billion on Salido

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