After all of the speak and quite a lot of negotiations, undefeated boxing stars Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia are formally set to struggle.
Each boxers together with their respective broadcast companions all made the official bulletins on social media, noting how the struggle will occur on April 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garcia additionally famous that will probably be a joint PPV occasion with Showtime and DAZN.
With these two younger, undefeated, and extremely popular arduous hitters, it’s not solely an intriguing bout within the lighter weights, it’s additionally one of many largest fights to be made in boxing total proper now.
Garcia is just 24, with the interim WBC light-weight champ additionally discovering success at tremendous light-weight in his most recent bout against Javier Fortuna. That final KO win improved the favored boxer’s report to 23-0.
The additionally undefeated Davis is 28-years-old, with the previous Mayweather protege being recognized for his spectacular KO energy after ending 26 of his 28 opponents.
Each males have every fought at 140 lbs as soon as — Garcia’s final bout in 2022, and Davis’ 2021 win, earlier than he dropped again all the way down to 135 lbs — however this super-fight will reportedly be at a catchweight at 136 lbs.
Though it hasn’t actually affected his earlier fights, Davis has had a number of authorized troubles as of late, involving him pleading guilty to a hit-and-run incident, and a domestic violence arrest that had the accusations later walked back by the woman. Davis is scheduled to be sentenced on Could 5, which might be two weeks after this scheduled bout in opposition to Garcia.
In regards to the writer: Anton Tabuena is the Managing Editor for Bloody Elbow. He’s been overlaying MMA and fight sports activities since 2009, and has additionally fought in MMA, Muay Thai and kickboxing. (full bio)