Harry Garside | Knuckle Up with Mike Orr | Talkin Fight
EPISODE: Episode 80
Today Mike profiles Harrison Garside, an Australian boxer. He competed in the men’s lightweight event at the 2020 Summer Olympics where he won the bronze medal. This marked the first time in more than three decades that an Australian medaled in boxing at the Olympics.
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[, Music, ], hello, boxing fans around the world.
Thank you for joining us once again, i’m talking fight for another episode of knuckle up featuring my core at four today harry garcia, yeah man yeah.
This guy just made his uh pro debut uh.
If you guys don’t know uh yeah man, let’s talk about this kid honestly he’s now 1-0 1ko a little bit of controversy around his uh.
His pro debut uh people believe that there was an early stoppage guys go and check it out.
I’Ll tell you he was unleashing uh.
You know a bombardment of punches upon his opponent when the ref stopped it uh guys it’s up to you, go check it out.
But yes, this guy is a pro now.
He is 24 years old, he’s out of australia.
The southpaw guys, you know he made he made headlines man he made headlines in the olympics, uh.
You know he competed in the men’s lightweight event at the 2020 summer olympics where he won the bronze medal uh.
This marked the first time in more than three decades that an australian meddled in boxing at the olympics in 2015, garcia won his first of six australian national championships.
In 2018, he competed at the gold coast commonwealth games where he won the gold medal in the men’s 60k division.
So now that this highly decorated amateur has finally broke onto the scene, we get to see him.
Uh garside developed a cult following during the tokyo olympics.
Due to his flamboyant character and um, you know and it’s painted nails man he’s got these painted nails um aside from his trademark, green and gold, fingernails garside will start well, did start his professional boxing career with a clean slate and he tried to prove himself and He did after his historic bronze medal win at the tokyo games uh.
He fought fijian southpaw sanchin moldar over six three minute rounds on the paul gallon darcy lucic undercard in sydney last night right.
Well, because they’re ahead of us, it was wednesday night which technically is right now wednesday for us tonight, but yes, last night, australian time wednesday.
Yes, they uh, he did have his pro debut.
He did come out uh victorious uh.
His opponent was nine and one.
So we took this undefeated, you know this first fight and he uh.
We put him in the ring against a pretty experienced guy and he came out with uh with a unanimous decision here.
Well, that really unanimous decision a rest stoppage people believe it was early guys, go check it out.
You see for yourself, but this kid we’ve heard about him.
He made big noise in the olympics.
He’S now turned pro.
I thought i’d put you guys on him and watch his kid man.
Don’T sleep on these australians man.
They’Ve got a lot to a lot to bring to the table man and there’s a lot of them out there that are uh that are surprising people, man, so uh yo go australia to be honest, uh.
You know this he’s a victorian, plum return, throw.
He will be coached by australia, boxing legend johnny lewis, so you know he’s got the right people in his corner to do to some to do some serious bidding man in uh in this division man.
I can’t wait.
We’Re gon na see lots of him guys.
Don’T let this first fight this early stoppage? You know, put a mark on him and like an asterisk beside his name or something to make it like yeah.
Well, he might not be that great guys go watch some of his olympic performance watch.
What he’s wearing the metal and you’ll see why i’m talking about this guy today, man harry garcia, you heard it here happy hump day everybody it’s mike gore at four on knuckle up, we’ll see you tomorrow same time, same channel new prospect question.
Are we going uh to do a panel this friday um? I don’t know, i don’t know it is christmas, eve um.
Why not give the fans something we could we could let them know we’ll we’ll tell them about the cards that’s going on on saturday, because there’s a reason on saturday.
I don’t know i’ll be doing the watching.
I don’t know if we’ll be doing the watching live but uh.
There is a card saturday guys and we’ll talk all about that on friday night panel, when you join us.
So yes guys, you’ve heard it here.
Man, it’s mike gore coming to you from knucklehub at four with my core at the talking fight studios.
You know what it’s about man we’ll see you tomorrow same time, same channel