Ryan Garcia Reveals the Real Reason Why His Fight With Gervonta Davis Will Never Happen

Published 09/16/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 13: Ryan Garcia of the United States speaks during a press conference at Madison Square Garden on December 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)


Fans around the globe have expressed their interest in watching Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis’ fight umpteen times. Both of them have shown tremendous promise until now, and they fairly rank as the best prodigies in the sport. However, fans want to see who among the two holds real weight and can go ahead to become a legend.

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Unfortunately, per Ryan Garcia, his fight with Gervonta Davis might never happen. Recently, Michael Benson shared ‘King Ry’s video, wherein he’s seen addressing this juncture.

I do beat Davis, I do. But he’s not gonna fight anybody outside of Mayweather Promotions, is what Floyd said. So you guys gotta stop commenting that Gervonta’s never gonna fight. I don’t think anybody that you really want me to fight. So this is just killed out right now. Floyd gave that away,” he said.

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‘Tank’ Davis has been associated with Floyd Mayweather‘s promotional company since the very beginning. ‘Money’ has helped Davis rise to the top with some smart booking decisions. However, Mayweather isn’t interested in booking any of Davis’s fights outside his promotions.

As in, if any fighter wishes to fight ‘Tank’ Davis, he will have to ink a deal with Mayweather Promotions. As Garcia has thrived under Golden Boy Promotions, a move seems unlikely.

Ryan Garcia vs Gervonta Davis – Is this fight vital for the sport?

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Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis are both absolute stars of the game, and through their persona, the pair widely connects with a gigantic fanbase. As they are both unbeaten, it makes sense for them to test themselves against each other.

There’s massive hype behind their contest, for obvious reasons, and it’s undoubtedly one important fight for boxing. This is because it will finally see the elite names in the lightweight division share the ring with each other.

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Garcia has the speed and Davis is proven in multiple weight classes. That said, this contest has every ingredient to go down as one of the best fights in history. It’ll be interesting to see what happens next.

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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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