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“A Poor Man Sport but Only Rich People Can Afford It”: $49,000 Resale Tickets for Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia Sends Shockwaves Through Boxing World

Published 03/11/2023, 9:00 AM EST

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Every fight is different in boxing. The rivalry between the two fighters and the hype among the fans add up to the popularity of the fight in the boxing world. If a fight is well-hyped, it is only safe to say that the prices for the fight tickets reflect that. Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia will clash inside the ring in one of the most anticipated lightweight fights of the year. The fans can’t wait for the duo to meet inside the ring. But, even though there is more than a month to go before the fight night, this matchup is already breaking records in the sport.

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Recently, a boxing reporter revealed the exorbitant resale ticket prices for the Davis and Garcia fight. And the fans couldn’t keep calm after knowing about the resale value of the tickets for the fight.

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Elie Sekbach, the reporter of ESNEWS, took to Instagram to share resale values for tickets for the sensational lightweight bout between Garcia and Davis. He also revealed that the tickets were sold out instantly after the sale went live. The ticket sale went live at 10 o clock, and all the tickets were sold out at 10:05. This unbelievable record echoes the anticipation for this fight.

Sekbach further showed the resale values for the tickets, and it is only safe to say that the fans are more than stunned to know about the price of the resale tickets. Resale tickets are being sold at over $49,000, the highest resale price for a fight ticket in the sport’s history. This just depicts how excited the fans are to attend this fight.


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Both fighters are the top lightweight prospects in the sport and will risk their undefeated records for a shot at glory. Both the boxers will be fighting on April 22 in Las Vegas. The fight ensures that the boxing world will be tuning in for electric and hard fighting between the two. Moreover, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has made his prediction for this lightweight matchup.

Fans react to the resale tickets

joshjfbk believes this fight has set a new standard for selling tickets. He wrote, “Good job @kingryan @gervontaa. New standard for selling.”

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1010ald doesn’t have high hopes from the fight, “It’ll be like the Pacman vs Mayweather fight, it was supposed to be the fight of the century but it ended up being a boring fight lol.Plant vs Benavidez will be 10x better” he commented.

juanversus encapsulated the whole scenario of the sport and wrote, “A poor man sport but only rich people can afford it lol”

fireems909 thinks this fight is not for everyone but for the rich audience.“This event is only for the rich and famous.”

mursetonyy believes that this is good for the sport.Good for boxing! Props to both men!” He commented.


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Written by:

Agrim Sharma


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Agrim Sharma is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. Having an Economics background did not deviate him from finding his passion for writing. With two years of professional content writing experience, he learned that the best way to channel his love for the sport of boxing is by writing.
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Arijit Saha