After almost a year of talks and hints by the media, and especially the use of social networks, practically everything is ready for the big fight between two leading boxers of their generation: Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia.
The promoters of both boxers, on the one hand PBC (Davis) and Golden Boy Promotions (García) agreed on all the details of the matchmainly the much-discussed stock market, in a last meeting on Saturday, he assured ESPN.
The agreed date is April 15 and the setting is the city of Las Vegasin a fight that will take place in the lightweight category and in which ‘Tank’ Davis will dispute his World Boxing Association (WBA) championship belt.
the deal it would become official once the two large production companies DAZN and Showtime sign the contracts. The first is the home of ‘King Ry’ García since he left the Canelo Team to take refuge with Óscar de la Hoya in Golden Boy; while the second has had exclusivity with Gervonta Davis since he ended his relationship with Floyd Mayweather’s The Money Team (TMT).
How is the rematch of Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia?
There is a long way to go until the end of the year, but the fight between these two boxing colossi, called to lead and close an entire generation, promises to be the best of 2023, being the biggest commercial event in the sport, so it is no coincidence that Las Vegas has been chosen as the venue for the lawsuit.
In the pact closed between PBC and Golden Boy is the stipulation of the rematch. ESPN advanced that The 30-day clause to request a rematch will be in force, but only available to Gervonta Davis in case of losing his lightweight title, not so for challenger Ryan Garcia.
The 28-year-old boxer has been a champion since December 2019 when, in a fight held at the State Farm in Atlanta, he took the sash from Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa. From then on he has successfully defended his championship against Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz, Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero and Hector Luis Garcia, the latter opening January and after the controversy over the complaint against him of domestic violence.
The record of the Tank, who was born and raised on the streets of Baltimore, is 28 clean victories, 26 of them by way of KO. Four years his junior, Ryan García (24) does not know defeat either: 23 won, 19 by chloroform; His last match was against the Dominican Javier Fortuna at the San Antonio Alamodome, in Texas.
Óscar de la Hoya confirms that almost everything is ready
in conversation with FightHubthe owner and president of Golden Boy PromotionsOscar de la Hoya, confirmed that They are just a few details to sign which separates her promoter and her boy Ryan García from formalizing the lawsuit against Gervonta Davis.
“All it’s agreed, everything is arrangedso I hope that any second, any minute, any hour, Ryan and Tank are announcing it,” De La Hoya said.
The retired boxing legend also commented a bit on how the fight would be announced and could not put aside the power of both boxers on social networks. Currently the king ryan He has an average of 45.5 million accounts that follow him on his two profiles on Instagram and Twitter, so the announcement of the long-awaited match against Tank Davis would be a real viral bombshell.