DANNY GARCIA has welcomed Keith Thurman attending his next fight, against Samuel Vargas on November 12 in Philadelphia. He will box Thurman next year for the WBC and WBA welterweight titles. “He will just get an up close and personal look at what will happen to him in March. I hope he’s paying attention,” Garcia said.

“I am excited to give the Philly fans a great fight. This is an opportunity to give back and that is most important to me. I’ve been training really hard and I’m going to give 100 percent for my city.

“I am just going in the ring and be myself. Seek and destroy. I am taking this one round at a time. I’m looking to be smart and break him down. When the opportunity comes, I’m taking it and putting on a show.

“I am not looking past this fight. I have tunnel vision and have never looked past anyone. I know he is coming to win, but I am ready mentally and physically to get the job done.

“This is going to be a great night. It’s an exciting card from top to bottom. Young local fighters getting a chance to show their skills is great for the sport and great for Philadelphia.”