“Ryan Don’t Make No Shots” – Devin Haney Reacts to Ryan Garcia’s Call-Out

Published 01/02/2021, 8:46 PM EST
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 13: Devin Haney(red and white trunks) celebrates with his coach after beating Zaur Abdullaev(Red and black trunks) by doctor stoppage for The WBC Interim Lightweight Championship at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)


WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney has responded to Ryan Garcia’s call-out. The champion has left the door open for a potential fight against his compatriot. He also gave his immediate reaction to the knockout.

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Garcia beat Luke Campbell with a seventh-round knockout. He then went on to give a fiery post-fight interview. In the interview, Garcia expressed his desire to fight Gervonta Davis, but also welcomed a fight against Devin Haney.

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Speaking to ESNEWS after the fight, Haney said, “Ryan don’t make no shots though. Ryan don’t make no shots. He said I might be next but… He’s my mandatory now so…” With his victory, Garcia became the WBC interim champion and is next in line to fight the champion.

Haney spoke about their potential match-up and gave an insight as to what to expect. He said, “Fireworks. It’s a huge fight, lot of fans want to see it, I hope that happens.” The two fighters have a history in the amateurs as well, and it promises to be a fantastic fight should it happen.

READ: Ryan Garcia Paralyzes Luke Campbell With a Brutal Body Shot – Wins WBC Interim Lightweight Title

Devin Haney says Ryan Garcia showed that he’s a warrior.

‘The Dream’ also spoke about the fight and said, “He showed that he had grit, he showed that he was a warrior, He’s not coming here just to lay down, you know. You may hit him with a good shot, knock him down but, you got to knock him out.”

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Clearly, Haney respects Garcia as a fighter. Although Garcia said he wants Davis next, Haney is in no hurry. If not for Garcia, he has other plans. He said, “Well, I got two mandatories. I’ve got Ryan Garcia and I’ve got Javier Fortuna. So…I’ll see.”

Therefore, this makes the lightweight division one of the most exciting in the sport right now. All the young prospects have won their respective fights and seem to be on course to fight each other. It is only a matter of time till we see some of the best fights in the division.

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READ: Gervonta Davis, Oscar De La Hoya, Claressa Shields, and More React to Ryan Garcia’s Body Shot KO Win Over Luke Campbell

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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