Ryan Garcia is a star in the ring and often lights up social media.
Boasting a 20-0 record with 17 knockouts, Garcia’s lightning fast hands regularly leave fans in awe as he continues to climb his way up the lightweight rankings. Unfortunately he’s found himself in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons thanks to one video that quickly went viral.
A video taken from outside the ritzy N10restaurant in Los Angeles shows the 22-year-old Garcia standing in front of a woman before the two lock lips. The problem, however, is the woman isn’t his current partner — who is carrying his child.
The woman in the video above was later identified as Malu Trevejo, a social media sensation with over 8.5 million followers on Instagram and TikTok. Garcia and Trevejo were seen dining at the restaurant with a group before they walked out and got up close and personal.
As the video quickly whipped around the internet, Garcia’s partner Drea Celina responded by saying Garcia had been lying to her about where he was going.
“He tells me he’s training hard for this fight. But IG shows me this,” Celina wrote. “7 weeks left till I give birth and this piece of s–t stay being disgusting. While he barely even sees Rylie his daughter with @catherinegamez. @Kingryang is a HORRIBLE PERSON.”
Garcia already has one child with Catherine Gamez, with his second child just around the corner. The drama wasn’t finished there, though, as Trevejo, 18, delivered her side of the story — which again doesn’t paint Garcia in a great light.
“I met up with him because he was a very nice guy, he was very sweet,” she said. “Yeah he told me he had a kid, but he never told me that he was engaged and he never told me that he had another baby coming. But he’s a really nice dude and I didn’t know that.
“Lets just not get into that. I just woke up and I’m seeing all this s–t. did not know he was engaged and I texted him and asked him why didn’t he tell me and he said because they’re on and off.”
Garcia issued a response to the video and the heavy stream of social media backlash he continues to cop.
“Just clearing some things I seen regarding Malu and Drea,” he wrote in a since deleted post. “Andrea and I aren’t engaged but we were still trying to fix our relationship.
“Malu and I went there as friends and we got caught up in the moment but there isn’t anything there, I’d didn’t intend to hurt anyone. This is my personal life and I’m not going to speak on this ever again.”
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