By Brian Webber: Ryan Garcia vs. Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis could have a 10-lb rehydration clause of 146-lb for the combat day morning weigh-in for his or her 136-lb catchweight mega-clash on April 22 on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas.
The rehydration clause was clearly put there by Tank Davis and his administration to make sure that the 24-year-old gentle welterweight Ryan (23-0, 19 KOs), who hasn’t fought at 135 since his combat with Luke Campbell in January 2021, gained’t rehydrate into the mid-150s or 160s on the day of the combat.
It’s an additional signal of fear on Tank’s half in regards to the combat with Ryan as a result of it’s harmful for him as a result of he’s by no means confronted a puncher of this degree earlier than throughout his nine-year skilled profession.
The 136-lb catchweight is one other benefit that the A-side fighter Tank Davis has for this combat as a result of if it have been as much as Ryan, this contest could be held on the full weight for the sunshine welterweight division at 140 lbs as a substitute of a catch.
Tank has fought on the full weight 140-lb weight in his combat with WBA gentle welterweight champion Mario Barrios in 2022, and he defeated him to seize his title. In opposition to Ryan, Tank isn’t assured sufficient to combat with out a few handicaps within the type of his catchweight and rehydration clause, which is a double whammy for Kingry.
“I’m going to try to deflect as many pictures as I can, and I’m going to try to decide my spots, after which in a while, I’ll begin making use of sensible stress and begin banging away and hopefully land a giant shot,” stated Ryan Garcia to Premier Boxing Champions.
“When you may have seen that earlier than, and also you’ve ready for it, then you may have a man who will not be going to blow his steam away, and we’re going to play it how now we have to play it. Now it’s a boxing combat.
Now it’s a must to suppose in there as a result of if I hit you, it’s not going to really feel good. You’re going to wish to maintain coming ahead and try to take probabilities. If I discover a good shot, 9 instances out of ten, it ought to damage him, and if not, I simply beat him. How about that? I simply beat him.
“How about if I simply outbox him? I’ve been boxing since I used to be seven years previous. I can transfer, I can dance, and I can perform a little of that. I don’t do it as a result of I like knocking individuals out, but when I see within the combat that I’ve to do it, I’ll.
“I feel intelligence and protection,” stated Ryan Garcia on what he needs to show his haters fallacious about. “Individuals all the time say I don’t have protection, however I’ve by no means seen myself bruised up in a combat.”