Garcia had no signs of being off for 15 months, and the right hand looked as good as ever as the 23-year-old dropped Tagoe in the second and dominated until the

final bell to win a lopsided decision (119-110, 119-110, 118-109) over a game native of Ghana from the Alamodome. DAZN News scored the fight 120-107 for Garcia.

Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs) came out looking to put Tagoe away in the first round. He was pounding the body with his patented left hook and throwing the overhand right.

Garcia continued to assert his dominance and attempted to put Tagoe away. Instead, he kept stalking Tagoe, landing the left hook and the overhand right.

“It was a hard year to endure with all the people talking their mess and having opinions on me and whatnot, Garcia said. “But I think it’s going to be worth it one day.”