Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
RingTV Poll: Fans want Garcia vs. Gamboa
A majority readers – 56.4 percent – who took part in the most-recent RingTV.com Poll want new RING featherweight champ Mikey Garcia to face Yuriorkis Gamboa in his next fight.
Who would the fans like to see Mikey Garcia fight next? No doubt: Yuriorkis Gamboa.
A majority readers – 56.4 percent – who took part in the most-recent RingTV.com Poll want the new RING featherweight champ to face the talented junior lightweight from Cuba in his next fight.
The rest of the list: Chris John of Indonesia (21.4 percent), Juan Manuel Lopez (11.3), Daniel Ponce de Leon (5.6), Billy Dib (2.7) and Javier Fortuna (2.4).
Garcia is coming off a sensational victory over Orlando Salido on Saturday in New York City, a technical decision that ended after eight rounds because of Garcia’s broken nose.
Gamboa is coming of a unanimous-decision victory over Michael Farenas on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas.
The poll question was: Who would you like to see Mikey Garcia fight next? 2,854 voted.