In this video interview FightHub catches up with Angel Garcia to touch on a couple of recent hot topics. First, Angel talks about the Cotto-Canelo fight, saying that he thought the decision went exactly how he predicted. Specifically he says that he knew beforehand how the landscape of the fight would unfold, stating that Canelo would be coming forward and that Cotto would try to outbox him. Unfortunately, Angel says that kind of game plan will probably never be sufficient to get the best of Canelo Alvarez on the scorecards.
"If you think you're gonna run like [Erislandy] Lara did, remember Lara did that too, he ran a lot and thought he won the fight, and the next thing you know: 'And Still...'"
Angel says he had Lara beating Canelo on that night with his boxing ability but says, "at the end of the day, you gotta get it in. If you want to be the star you got to knock [Canelo] the f*#k out." He then draws an analogy to his son's fight against Amir Khan, saying if that fight had gone to the scorecards there was no way Danny would've earned a decision -- therefore his whole game plan was to knock Khan out once he got confident enough to open up with Danny.
Finally, when it was brought up that Khan still wants a rematch with Danny, Angel says he can't see it happening.
"For what?! The money? Danny's okay [financially] right now...We're past that. That's over man, we're looking for new names, why fight someone we already beat."
So poor Amir Khan still looks like he's on the outside looking in trying to land a big fight. Fortunately, as each notable fighter in the division appears to be passing Khan over, the long-awaited fight between Khan and Kell Brook seems to become more of an imminent possibility.