April 27, 2013, versus Zab Judah
--Garcia once again proved himself as the top 140-pound fighter on the planet with a unanimous decision victory over former two-division titleholder Judah. Garcia, who had a 189-77 edge in power punches, dropped Judah with right-hand counter in Round 8. Judah came on strong in the later rounds, but Garcia weathered the storm in making his third title defense.
October 20, 2012, versus Erik Morales II
--After his dismantling of Amir Khan, Garcia took on four-division champion and Mexican icon Morales in a rematch of their meeting in March 2012. In their first meeting, Garcia out-pointed Morales to claim a vacant title. Garcia stepped up his game in the rematch, ending the fight in the fourth round with a counter left hook which sent Morales to the canvas. Morales’ corner had seen enough and stopped the fight.
July 14, 2012, versus Amir Khan
--Everything was looking good for Khan through two rounds. He out-landed Garcia 56-18 in total punches. Then, he ran into a counter left hook toward the end of the third round. Khan survived the round, but Garcia pounced on him in the fourth, dropping the Brit two more times before referee Kenny Bayless stopped the fight. Garcia unified the WBC and WBA titles and ascended to the top of the 140-pound rankings.
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