Outspoken trainer Angel Garcia checks-in with the public to let it be known that Keith Thurman was actually stripped of the WBC title he won from his son, rather than Thurman voluntarily vacating the title.
“People, ladies and gentlemen, the reason I’m dressed like this, with the crown and WBC buckle, because this buckle belongs here in this crib. Okay, I want people to understand that Thurman — they stripped him out the WBC. He didn’t vacate the belt!
“Okay they stripped him because if he would’ve vacated the belt, he would’ve vacated the WBA. So the politics — this [belt] belong here! So Porter, watch what you wish for! So everything gotta be right though, for the fight to happen. So Porter, watch what you wish for. And another thing is, people, we gonna do doping [testing?]. The WBC doping. So Thurman, he got STRIPPED! Not va-vacate nothing! Stripped! See you on the end of summer.”