Jim Lampley, HBO Sports
"Product of a fighting family in the boxing hotbed of Oxnard, California, Mikey Garcia turned professional in 2006 and since that time has displayed an amazing combination of precision, technique, exquisite timing, and deceptive power. He has knockouts in 85% of his fights, has won titles in two weight classes, and looks forward to many big fights on the horizon."
I think it's clear that HBO sees Garcia as a potential major star, as do his promoters at Top Rank. And they may indeed be right -- the guy can fight, and no one disputes that anymore. The HBO Greatest Hits package runs down his wins on the network, including victories over Matt Remillard, Rafael Guzman, Jonathan Barros, Orlando Salido, Juan Manuel Lopez, and Rocky Martinez.
Garcia faces Juan Carlos Burgos this Saturday night from The Theater at Madison Square Garden on HBO.