(Video) Boxer Ryan Garcia teaches his hooks to Colby Covington, calls it charity work after

Boxing sensation Ryan Garcia was spotted sharing his expertise with UFC welterweight Colby Covington, teaching him the finer points of throwing hooks. Garcia, known for his lightning-quick reflexes and impressive hand speed, even went so far as to call the impromptu training session “charity work.”

According to onlookers, the unlikely duo was seen exchanging techniques and tips, with Garcia offering words of wisdom and guidance to Covington. The boxing phenom was heard instructing Covington on the importance of proper hand positioning, telling him, “So then I can go… You would not expect it so it’s either head or which one you want. Or it’s and then if I see you lean back, lean back.”

Garcia, who has been making waves in the boxing world with his impressive skills and flashy style, seemed to take pleasure in sharing his knowledge with Covington. “It’s… Your head is covered now. It’s… If it’s then it’s good. So it’s whenever you see,” Garcia was overheard saying, as he demonstrated the proper technique for throwing a hook.

The unexpected training session has left many in the combat sports world scratching their heads, but Garcia seemed to take it all in stride. When questioned about the unusual pairing, Garcia simply smiled and said, “It’s always good charity work, showing a UFC fighter some boxing moves.”

Ryan Garcia captioned the video on X:

“Always good doing charity work Hahahab Jk Colby pretty fire night keep punching”

He’s since deleted that tweet.

Covington has been known to stir up controversy with his outspoken personality and provocative antics. However, it appears that even he was humbled by Garcia’s expertise, taking notes and asking questions as the boxing star shared his knowledge.

The impromptu training session was a rare moment of camaraderie between representatives of the two combat sports, and it remains to be seen whether this unlikely pairing will lead to further collaborations or crossover events in the future.

In related news, Garcia recently made headlines for his impressive display of speed and agility when he shadowboxed with former President Donald Trump at the White House. The boxing phenom’s lightning-quick reflexes and impressive hand speed left onlookers in awe, cementing his reputation as one of the most formidable young boxers in the sport.

As for Covington, his curious venture into the world of boxing may be seen as an attempt to expand his skillset and gain a competitive edge in the Octagon. Whatever the motivation, it’s clear that Garcia’s “charity work” has sparked a new wave of interest in the combat sports world.