Gervonta Davis left his personal problems out of the ring and extended his unbeaten winning streak to 28. Now the Tank is preparing for the next challenge: Ryan García
Leaving behind the recent scandal for allegedly hitting his ex-girlfriend in front of her little daughter, the boxer Gervonta Davis won the victory against the Dominican Hector García, who had to leave the fight before the ninth round after all the punishment he received. the champion had applied to him.
The fight, held at the Capital One Arena in Washington for the WBA world lightweight title owned by Davis, began with the curiosity precisely of the current situation of the ‘Tank’, who a little over a week ago was detained accused of domestic violence and assault.
But the American showed why he wears the champion’s sash around his waist and professionally did not take problems outside the ring.
The fight was even until the fourth round. Hector García managed to connect several blows to the face of Gervonta Davis; he in turn returned several blows to weaken the contender.
The eighth episode was decisive for the outcome of the match. Tank Davis, who had been dominating since the sixth round, landed several uppercuts and a big right hook to the 31-year-old’s face. There was the impression that the bell saved Garcia from ending up losing the fight by knockout.
Before the decisive ninth round began, Hector García and his team decided that he could not continue since his right eye was in very bad shape. In this way they spoke with the referee who validated the technical withdrawal and the victory of the Tank.
With this victory, Gervonta Davis reaches 28 defeats, 26 by way of KO, and no defeat in his clean record.
Gervonta Davis on the hunt for Ryan Garcia
Again evading covered questions about his recent scandal, after his title defense, Gervonta Davis made it very clear who his next opponent is: Ryan Garcia.
Both the Tank and the ‘King Ry’ have been playing around for almost a year with agreeing to a fight, being the most promising in the division.
“I am ready for the fight against Ryan, it is scheduled for April. He’s been training, he’s been talking. Let’s do it”
The 28-year-old from Baltimore is prepared to defend his championship and prestige against Ryan Garcia (24 years old) who has been rising in the division and gaining respect, in the face of all the insults about his way of boxing and activity for social media.
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