By Sam Volz: Ryan Garcia says he’s going to “whoop” Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis “dangerous” after they battle on April fifteenth in a 136-lb catchweight battle on Showtime & DAZN in Las Vegas.
The 24-year-old Kingry (23-0, 19 KOs) feels that WBA ‘common’ light-weight champion Tank (27-0, 25 KOs) has been avoiding him and taking simple opposition.
Many boxing followers agree with Ryan about Tank being avoidant and selecting to battle weak opposition. Somewhat than the Mayweather-promoted Tank dealing with top-level guys like Vasyl Lomachenko, Shakur Stevenson, and Devin Haney, we’ve seen him face the unproven Rolly Romero.
If Ryan does beat Tank Davis, it could possibly be the start of the top for the Baltimore native until his promoters at Mayweather Promotions return him to preventing the lesser opposition that he’s constructed his 27-0 file.
Its doubtless Tank gained’t resist when his promoters resume matching him towards mediocre fighters like those he’s been beating.
“This battle means all the pieces to me. Since I used to be a younger child, I’ve all the time needed the most important fights on this planet. It’s been my dream, and it’s lastly right here,” stated Ryan Garcia to First Take with Stephen A about his April fifteenth battle towards Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis.
“I needed to chase him down, nevertheless it’s lastly occurred, and I couldn’t be happier for the game, for the followers, and for everyone that’s going to tune in.
“Two undefeated younger fighters lastly preventing of their prime, and I couldn’t be happier. Truly, he was working from me, however like I stated, I made it occur,” stated Ryan about Tank Davis having averted him for ages.
“The celebs aligned completely, and now it’s time to point out all people that I’m the most effective fighter on this planet. I’ve been the most effective since I used to be a younger child. I’m right here to lastly begin all the pieces I dreamed of.
“I’ve been asking for this battle since I used to be 17 years previous. I suppose he needed to take a better route, which is okay as a result of you possibly can see by his opposition.
“It’s lastly right here. All I can say is that it doesn’t matter now. The battle is lastly occurring. I’m going to whoop him.
“I believe all of us got here collectively, and he lastly realized he needed this battle as effectively. When he fought Rolly Romero in Brooklyn, he lastly stated, ‘You’re subsequent.’
“At that second, I noticed it was actual, and I pushed it from that day on, and I stated, ‘I’m going to deal with enterprise with Javier Fortuna,’ and I did, and now he’s able to go.
“We each got here along with the groups. It was a tough course of, however we figured it out. Nice issues are going to occur now. Lastly, a mega-fight is on the horizon.