Meldrick Taylor vs. Luis Gabriel Garcia

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Taylor hits Garcia with a jab

1991-06-01 : Meldrick Taylor 146¾ lbs beat Luis Garcia 146¾ lbs by SD in round 12 of 12


  • There was a crowd of 4,8000.
  • Taylor vs. Garcia was the co-main event along with Terry Norris vs. Donald Curry.
  • Garcia entered the fight rated No. 1 at welterweight by the WBA.
  • The New York Times reported: "Garcia turned out to be an orthodox fighter -- a very ordinary one at that. Yet Taylor had problems with him. Throughout the fight he was reaching with his jab and lunging recklessly toward his opponent while throwing sweeping left hooks."