Mikey Garcia becomes four-weight world champion with points win over Sergey Lipinets

MIKEY GARCIA turned a four-weight world champion following his unanimous points win over Sergey Lipinets.

Undefeated Garcia, 30, is now one in every of three fighters – alongside Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez – to win world titles at mild-welterweight, light-weight, tremendous-featherweight and featherweight.

 Mikey Garcia, left, won his fourth world title in four different weights

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Mikey Garcia, left, gained his fourth world title in 4 totally different weights

Russian Lipinets headed into the bout defending the IBF tremendous light-weight title in San Antonio, Texas.

Garcia took Lipinets' greatest photographs and even put the Russian to the canvas within the seventh spherical for the primary time in his profession.

The American's document now stands at 38 wins and no defeats.

Judges Mark Calo-oy scored the struggle (116-111), Julie Lederman (117-one hundred ten) and Nelson Vazquez (117-one hundred ten) in Garcia’s favour.

 Garcia won on unanimous points decision to extend his record to 38-0

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Garcia gained on unanimous points choice to increase his document to 38-zero
 Garcia dominated over 12 rounds to win the IBF super-lightweight title

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Garcia dominated over 12 rounds to win the IBF tremendous-light-weight title

Talking after the win, he stated: "Profitable this fourth world title, in a fourth division, it’s an honour to get to be talked about with the likes of Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez,

“It’s simply an enormous honor for me. I’m very grateful for every thing that’s occurring to me proper now. I’m simply very excited, very emotional proper now.”

He added: “He (Lipinets) got here in precisely as I anticipated – very robust, very decided, very hungry,

“He’s a robust fighter and we needed to work with angles, footwork, behind the jab, as a result of we knew that he was gonna be there for an extended night time.

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“We knew he was very decided, and he’s very harmful with that overhand proper and people left hooks. So we needed to be very cautious, however we had a fantastic recreation plan and we have been capable of prevail.”

Lipinets paid his respect to Garcia after his crushing defeat earlier than declaring 'I'll be again'.

He stated: "It was in all probability simply expertise that took over sooner or later,

“I understand Mikey is a superb fighter. Mikey can clearly crack. I’ll be again. It’s a studying expertise.”

MIKEY GARCIA turned a four-weight world champion following his unanimous points win over Sergey Lipinets.

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