‘He Was Just Talking Trash’ – Gervonta Davis Recalls His Interaction With Ryan Garcia and Mike Tyson

Published 01/07/2021, 6:03 AM EST
BROOKLYN, NY – JULY 29: Gervonta Davis answers questions during a media availability on July 29, 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


The Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis feud doesn’t seem to stop at all. The pair haven’t left a single opportunity to mock each other. For the past few days, both ‘King Ry’ and ‘Tank’ have taken massive shots at each other’s career, standings, and more.

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Gervonta Davis was in a chat with Ryan Garcia and Mike Tyson earlier today, wherein the duo threw verbal jabs at each other again.

Post the trio’s chit-chat, ‘Tank’ was on another show with ES News, where he put some spotlight on this conversation and what actually Ryan Garcia told him.

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Davis said, “Yeah, that’s my first time speaking to him. He was just talking trash, he saying knocking me out in 2 rounds. I think he’s a fan of mine. He was acting to hype things.”

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 02: Referee Tony Weeks sends Ryan Garcia to a neutral corner after he knocked down Romero Duno in the first round of a lightweight fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garcia won with a first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

A couple of days ago, ‘KingRy’ took to his Instagram handle where he predicted that he would knock out ‘Tank’ in just 2 rounds.

Gervonta Davis cited these remarks as absurd and felt Garcia was only doing this to gain the attention of fans. ‘Tank’ has already asserted to reply to Garcia with his performance inside the ring rather than engaging in a verbal spat.

Where will the Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia rivalry end?

Needless to say, Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis are the most talked-about young prospects in the sport. Both of them are fan favorites and have maintained exorbitant profiles within the division. The rivalry between them has already reached a notch higher than before, making their fans curious to see them fight.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES NOVEMBER 2, 2019: American boxer Ryan Garcia wins his WBC Silver and NABO lightweight title bout against Philippine rival Romero Duno at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

The only way to settle this prolonged rivalry is a 12-round war between the two best fighters of this generation.

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WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 01: Gervonta Davis celebrates after knocking out and defeating Guillermo Avila of Mexico (not pictured) in their super featherweights bout at the DC Armory on April 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Their respective promotions need to sit together and plan out for all the elements of this battle. If booked, it will be one of the biggest blockbuster’ PPV’ bouts of this decade.

Who do you think will have an upper hand in this fight?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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