Gervonta Davis and Ryan García will meet in 2023; both confirmed the fight and gave their first impressions

Gervonta Davis and Ryan García will meet in 2023; both confirmed the fight and gave their first impressions

This Thursday months of negotiations were finalized and the expected fight between “Kingry” García and “Tank” Davis was made official; It will be in Las Vegas, although the date is yet to be defined

The rivalry between Ryan García and Gervonta Davis will reach the ring. After some discussion on social networks and much speculation about a possible fight, the fight was confirmed by both fighters.

This indicates that the last obstacle so that this fight could be closed was overcome. And it is that the companies that transmit the functions of the boxers: Showtime, on the side of “Tank” and DAZN, on the side of “Kingry”, could not reach an agreement on the division of income by pay per view; but this clash at 135 pounds is now a reality and will take place in Las Vegas, although it is already speculated that it will be in April.

“I am so excited for this fight to finally take place, I want it more than anything right now. I have worked hard, I am in the best moment of my career and I know that I am going to be the greatest boxer in the world. That legacy begins today,” Ryan Garcia posted on social media.

For his part, Tank, WBA lightweight champion, also confirmed the fight, although he announced that, before that, he will have another one on January 7, presumably in Washington, against an opponent that has yet to be defined.

“I will be back in the ring on January 7. Stay tuned for more details. After that, it’s me and Ryan, the deal is signed. Deal done!” Davis wrote.

“Boxing needs this fight right now. It’s time for us to get back to what made this sport so great for fans: big fights in places like Las Vegas, grudge fight stories, and most importantly, the best fighting the best.” then the Californian of Mexican descent.

Both fighters have an undefeated record dominated by a large number of knockouts, so it is expected to be an explosive clash; Davis arrives with 27 wins and 25 by way of chloroform, while Garcia has won 23 fights and 19 of them by KO.

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