Oscar De La Hoya, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, is backing Gervonta “Tank” Davis vs. Ryan Garcia to do an enormous pay-per-view quantity.
De La Hoya, who promotes Garcia (23-0, 19 KOs), is got here along with Premier Boxing Champions, Showtime and DAZN to make the Davis (28-0, 26 KOs) battle occur.
“We’re all working collectively to blow this one out of the water,” De La Hoya mentioned on The MMA Hour. “We wish to be sure that this occasion right here, as a result of it’s such a particular battle, we wish to be sure that this battle does 2, 2.5, 3 million houses. That is that sort of occasion. Realistically, [it does] near 2.5.”
The goal date is April 15, seemingly at a venue in Las Vegas.
Davis was within the ring earlier this month and stopped unbeaten Hector Luis Garcia. Garcia was going to take an interim-fight, however determined to bypass that state of affairs and desires to go straight to the Davis showdown.
De La Hoya has a contract in hand and expects the deal to get finalized.
“It’s actual,” De La Hoya mentioned. “I can guarantee you it’s going to occur April 15. 100%. It’s a matter of simply crossing the ts, dotting the is. We now have the contract in our arms. It’s a really advanced, very difficult contract, these massive fights take an enormous deal of persistence and negotiations.
“However it’s truly been a pleasure to work with the opposite facet, with PBC. Making this battle, they perceive that that is the most important battle in boxing to make. It is a battle the place you will have two undefeated fighters, you will have two fighters who’re of their prime. You may have two fighters who’re the very best at what they do, so yeah, that is the most important battle that boxing can have. So I’m enthusiastic about it.
“You may have DAZN, you will have Showtime. You recognize Showtime all the time does a terrific job in placing a majority of these occasions collectively. However if you’re collaborating with a DAZN on this occasion, it’s a must to share territories, the break up of revenues, it’s very advanced, however we have been capable of put it collectively.”