Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte fight date, start time, card, price & odds for 2023 boxing fight

Super lightweight star Ryan Garcia will return to action for the first time since losing his unbeaten record to Gervonta Davis in April. ESPN’s Mike Coppinger was the first to report that the quick-fisted Californian will face Oscar Duarte at The Alamodome in San Antonio on December 2.

WATCH: Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte, live on DAZN

Garcia, 25, turned pro in 2016. He stopped Luke Campbell for the interim WBC lightweight title but injuries and mental health issues halted his momentum. After beating Emmanuel Tagoe and Javier Fortuna, Garcia faced Davis in a money-spinning shootout and was stopped in seven rounds.

While Garcia still fights under the Golden Boy Promotions umbrella, there has been friction. Oscar De La Hoya, Bernard Hopkins, and trainer Joe Goossen were absent from the Davis-Garcia post-fight press conference, and Golden Boy filed a lawsuit against Garcia in June for alleged breach of contract.

However, it now appears that both parties are amicable enough to work together.

“It’s business as usual,” De La Hoya told ESPN. “We have a couple of pending issues that should not impede any type of progress moving forward. I truly feel that we’re going to get this behind us and then move on with his career.”

Looking for a fresh start, Davis now works with coach Derrick James, who trains Jermell Charlo, Errol Spence Jr., and Anthony Joshua. 

“I’m searching for greatness,” Garcia told ESPN. “I’m looking to improve. I’m looking to be a champion with Derrick James. I feel he can guide me and mentor me.”

Duarte, 27, turned pro in 2013. Fighting at lightweight, he lost the first bout of his career in 2019 (to Adrian Estrella) and has since won 11 in a row, all via knockout. His last bout was a retirement win over D’Angelo Keyes in May. 

Here’s all you need to know about Garcia vs. Duarte, from time, channel, odds, card, and more. 

When is Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte?

Garcia vs. Duarte is on December 2. The main card begins at 8 p.m. ET or 5 p.m. PT. Garcia and Duarte should make their way to the ring around 11:15 p.m. ET or 8:15 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

Region Date Main Card Start Time Main Event Ring Walks (approx.)
USA and Canada (ET) Saturday, December 2 8 p.m. ET 11:15 p.m. ET
USA and Canada (PT) Saturday, December 2 5 p.m. ET 8:15 p.m. ET
UK and Ireland Sunday, December 3 1 a.m. GMT 4:15 a.m. GMT
Australia Sunday, December 3 12 p.m. AEDT 3:15 p.m. AEDT

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How to watch Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte

Region TV channel Live streaming
Canada DAZN
UK and Ireland DAZN 1 HD DAZN
Australia DAZN

Now available as a Sky channel, DAZN 1 HD is exclusive to Sky.

Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte price: How much does the fight cost?

  • DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 on a 12-month contract or $24.99 month-to-month in U.S./ $24.99 per month in Canada/ £9.99 in the U.K. on a 12-month contract, or £19.99 month-to-month/ 13.99 AUD in Australia
  • DAZN annual subscription: $224.99 in the U.S., $199.99 in Canada, and £99.99 in the U.K.

WATCH: Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte, live on DAZN

Where is Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte?

The fight takes place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The arena can hold up to 19,000 people.

Betting odds for Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte

Per Sports Interaction, Oscar Duarte is the +350 underdog, while Ryan Garcia is the -450 favorite

Ryan Garcia record and bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: August 8, 1998
  • Height: 5-10
  • Reach: 70 inches
  • Total fights: 24
  • Record: 23-1 with 19 wins via knockout

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Oscar Duarte record and bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: January 23, 1996
  • Height: 5-9
  • Reach: 71 inches
  • Total fights: 28
  • Record: 26-1-1 with 21 wins via knockout

Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte fight card

  • Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte; Lightweights
  • Ohara Davies vs. Ismael Barroso for the interim WBA super lightweight title
  • Shane Mosley Jr. vs. Joshua Conley; Middleweights
  • Floyd Schofield vs. Ricardo Lopez Torres; Lightweights
  • Darius Fulghum vs. Pachino Hill; Super Middleweights
  • Sean Garcia vs. Joseph Johnson; Lightweights
  • Gael Cabrera vs. Alejandro Dominguez; Bantamweights
  • Asa Stevens vs. Dominique Griffin; Super Bantamweights
  • Danilo Diez vs. Jose Valenzuela Alvarado; Super Lightweights


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