“It’s going to be tricky. There are certain fighters that are going to accept it. They understand it,” said Gomez on the 3 Knockdown Rule Podcast. whose company hopes to resume operations on July 4. “There are other fighters that are going to reject it.”

Read between the lines as you will on that quote from Gomez on if he’s talking about Garcia.

The second theory is: that he doesn’t want to face the opponent that was slated for him in either Jorge Linares or Hector Tanajara.