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Mikey Garcia back in action against Sandor Martin on October 16

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Mikey Garcia will make his long-awaited return to the ring on October 16th when he faces Sandor Martin exclusively live on DAZN.

The four-weight world champion has not fought since February 2020 when he outclassed Jessie Vargas at welterweight. 

Garcia’s name, one of the most decorated in boxing, has been linked to a number of high-profile fights in recent months with Manny Pacquiao, Josh Taylor and Regis Prograis all linked to the talented Californian.  

First, Garcia must dispose of any ring rust following his 18 months spell out of the ring when he faces Martin next month. The Spanish fighter, the current European champion at 140lbs, has proved himself at continental level and now he steps up against one of the best fighters around. 

Matchroom Sport Chairman Eddie Hearn said: "Matchroom and DAZN's stacked upcoming schedule just got even better with these three blockbuster additions.

"First up on October 16 four-weight king Mikey Garcia returns to action in a difficult assignment against Barcelona's European Super-Lightweight Champion Sandor Martin in Fresno, CA.

"'The Body Snatcher' Dillian Whyte returns home to The O2 on October 30 to put his Interim WBC Heavyweight World Title against Otto Wallin - the man that came so close to inflicting a loss on Tyson Fury.

"Then on December 18 Joseph Parker and Derek Chisora go to war again at Manchester Arena. Catch it all live and exclusively around the world on DAZN."

Full card details will be released soon.

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