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Devin Haney, Ryan Garcia to fulfill on April 20 in Las Vegas

February 9, 2024 8:30 pm ET Devin Haney reportedly has agreed to his biggest fight yet. The unbeaten 140-pound titleholder will face Ryan Garcia in a pay-per-view battle of 25-year-old stars on April 20 from Las Vegas, according to multiple reports. Garcia (24-1, 20 KOs) is still rebuilding after a knockout loss to Gervonta Davis

Devin Haney, Ryan Garcia to fulfill on April 20 in Las Vegas


Devin Haney reportedly has agreed to his greatest battle but.

The unbeaten 140-pound titleholder will face Ryan Garcia in a pay-per-view battle of 25-year-old stars on April 20 from Las Vegas, based on a number of stories.

Garcia (24-1, 20 KOs) remains to be rebuilding after a knockout loss to Gervonta Davis final 12 months however he and Davis have the largest social media followings within the sport, which makes Haney’s first protection a serious occasion.

Haney (31-0, 15 KOs) and Garcia reportedly break up six fights as amateurs however the champion has had extra success as an expert.

He’s one of many hottest fighters on this planet, with consecutive victories over George Kambosos Jr. (twice), Vasiliy Lomachenko and Regis Prograis over the previous 12 months and a half.

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Haney received and efficiently defended the undisputed 135-pound championship in opposition to Kambosos, narrowly outpointed Lomachenko at 135 after which took Prograis’ title by a shutout choice in his debut as a full-fledged junior welterweight.

He climbed to No. 10 on Boxing Junkie’s pound-for-pound after the Prograis victory.

Davis put a cease to Garcia’s momentum final April, stopping the Los Angeles-area fighter with a physique punch within the seventh spherical. The loser had moved down from 140 for the big-money alternative.

Garcia rebounded with an eighth-round stoppage over Oscar Duarte in December, which arrange the matchup with Haney.

Garcia had been in talks to face beltholder Rolando Romero however these negotiations broke down and Romero opted to defend in opposition to Isaac Cruz, which opened the door to the Haney-Garcia battle.

This story initially appeared on Boxing Junkie, a web-based property of the USA Right now Sports activities community.

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