Ryan Garcia: The 411


Ryan Garcia stars as Sonny Mendoza in On The Ropes, and we sat down with him to get the 411. Scroll to learn all about Brat’s newest talent!

What was your favorite scene to shoot and why?

The scene with mom - I cried. It was my favorite because it challenged me as an actor. 

What do you love about being on set?

The energy and all the snacks!!

What do you hate about being on set?

Long hours some of the days. 

Who is a figure from history that you admire/look up to? 


How did you first get into boxing? 

My uncle was in search of a boxer and when I was about 6 he started playing around and having me run, do sit ups and such and when he seen I was disciplined he told me if I wanted to earn more than a baseball league bobble head and instead win a championship belt - than he would teach me to box.  So it began. 

If you could be another character on a brat show who would it be and why?

Idk - Giovanni why because he is a good artist.

Where do you see yourself in ten years? 

I want to be a multiple World Champion who stars, produces or directs MOVIES!!! Sort of Rocky in real life! 

What is your very favorite thing to do when you’re not on set or working?

Travel. I love to travel! 

If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be and why? 

By any awesome beach - I love the sound of the waves. I am at peace running the shorelines. 

Favorite show currently?

I watch movies, not tv. 

What is your favorite youtube video that you’ve posted?  

If you could be someone else for a day who would it be and why? 

Connor McGregor - what goes on in that head of his?  

One thing you couldn’t live without? 

Definitely boxing!

Favorite ice cream flavor?

Rocky Road.

Favorite ride at disneyland? 

Buzz Light Year.

One last fun fact? 

I still have a crush on Selena Gomez!

On The Ropes premiers February 25th at 3PM, come see Ryan in the ring!