Vineland unbeaten welterweight boxer Ismael Garcia will end a three-year layoff Saturday when he faces Fabian Lyimo at the PAL Center in Hockessin, Delaware.
Garcia (10-0-1, 4 KOs) will fight for the first time since Oct. 14, 2016, when he had a draw against Tyrone Brunson in Philadelphia. Lyimo (23-8-2, 15 KOs), from Tanzania, suffered a first-round TKO loss to unbeaten Zsolt Daranyi Jr. in his last outing on Oct. 14, 2017.
Vineland’s Diane Fischer-Cristiano is promoting the show.
In other boxing news, Atlantic City middleweight Isiah Seldon will return to the ring April 13, when he fights Bryan Goldsby, of Macon, Georgia, on the Claressa Shields-Christina Hammer undercard at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall’s Adrian Phillips Ballroom.
Seldon (12-2-1, 4 KOs), son of former heavyweight champion Bruce Seldon, will try to bounce back from a first-round knockout loss to unbeaten Tyler Howard (17-0, 11 KOs) in Oklahoma City on Nov. 16. He had been unbeaten in his previous six fights.
Goldsby (5-9, 0 KOs) also is coming off a first-round loss. He was stopped by unbeaten Anthony Velazquez (5-0, 5 KOs) on Jan. 25 in New Hampshire.