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Mikey Garcia returns on July 30

Photo: Chris Farina / Top Rank

Photo: Chris Farina / Top Rank

It was formally announced last night during the CBS telecast of Thurman vs. Porter that former two-division titlist Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KOs) would be returning to the ring on July 30 against Elio Rojas (24-2, 14 KOs).

The fight will be televised by Showtime from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  The fight will serve as the co-feature to the featherweight title fight  between Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton.

Garcia has been out of action for 2.5 years, following  a bitter split with Top Rank, whom he was fighting to get out of his contract with.

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