WBC issues statement of support for Ryan Garcia removal ahead of Mental Health Awareness Month

WBC issues statement of support for Ryan Garcia removal ahead of Mental Health Awareness Month

The promo published a message of support for one of Boxings rising stars on their Instagram on Saturday night.

Garcia made an Instagram announcement of his own earlier in the day that he would be withdrawing from his upcoming bout with Fortuna, mentioning health and well-being concerns. The 26-year-old has spoken out in recent months about his own struggles with mental health, and his efforts to remove the preconception that comes along with it.
The assistance from the WBC comes less than a week before the start of Mental Health Awareness Month.
Boxing has actually taken many actions in an attempt to make an effect on those who experience mental illness.
Garcia isnt the only existing boxer who has had their own concerns with mental health over the previous couple of years, consisting of two-time world heavyweight champ Tyson Fury.
This previous November marked the six-year anniversary of the WBCs development of their own mental health program. As a part of the program, ambassadors of the sport bring the subject of psychological health to the forefront of public discussion; which has actually included meeting with politicians in Washington D.C. on an annual basis.
Garcia is among the biggest up-and-coming stars in Boxing and knocked out Luke Campbell in marvelous fashion previously this year. He is currently the holder of the WBCs interim lightweight title and was scheduled to make his very first title defense against Fortuna.
While it is certainly disappointing for fans that Garcia will miss his upcoming fight this summer season, it is encouraging that a person of the sports greatest stars is being sincere and open about mental health. Garcia has actually discussed his own struggles with stress and anxiety and anxiety

DALLAS, TEXAS – JANUARY 02: Ryan Garcia reacts after knocking out Luke Campbell during the WBC Interim Lightweight Title fight at American Airlines Center on January 02, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images).
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After Ryan Garcia revealed his withdrawal from his upcoming fight, the WBC has actually connected publically in assistance of the young boxing possibility.
The WBC has actually spoken up after Ryan Garcia revealed his withdrawal from his originally arranged bout with Javier Fortuna on July 9.

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