Gervonta Davis (28-0) continued his reign of dominance in the boxing world with a devastating and emphatic eighth-round stoppage of Hector Luis Garcia (16-1) to remain undefeated. The bout, which took place Saturday night at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C was an exciting matchup between two powerful boxers.
Davis started off strong, using his superior speed and power to keep Garcia on the defensive. Davis landed several hard shots during the fight that put Garcia in trouble but the Dominican fighter persevered through the early rounds. However, as the fight progressed into later rounds, it became clear that Davis had too much for Garcia to handle. In round 8, Davis delivered a series of heavy shots that forced the referee to step in and declare him winner by TKO.
A rough night for Hector Luis Garcia on PBC’s showtime PPV event came to an end after a referee stopped the fight in round 8. The fight was stopped when Garcia told his corner, “I can’t see! I can’t see!” from his stool and his team immediately signaled the referee to stop it.
The stoppage came as a result of Garcia taking a powerful left-hand shot; causing him to buckle, when the round finished and sat on the stool that’s when he said he had issues with his vision.
Lightweight WBA (Regular) champion Gervonta Davis, the Baltimore-born boxing sensation, is already looking ahead to his next fight with rising star Ryan Garcia. Garcia is signed to Golden Boy Promotions and has established himself as one of the sport’s most dynamic fighters. His match against Garcia could be one of the standout fights of 2023, that’s if the fight takes place.
Ryan Garcia, the lightweight boxer, took to Twitter to express his desire for a fight with Tank Davis. With both fighters not backing down from the challenge, it looks like this could be one of the most anticipated fights of 2023.
Garcia tweeted out “No more talking let’s get it on, April 15th” confirming that the fight between him and Davis would take place in three months’ time. This showdown will be a great test for Garcia who is still relatively new on elite level in professional boxing and is looking to make a name for himself by taking on the champion of two weight classes – Davis.
While Garcia isn’t afraid of going up against somebody who has more experience than him, some have questioned whether he’ll be able to handle Davis’ power in the ring and will Tank Davis be able to evade Garcia blistering hand speed
The bout is expected to take place in April and will likely be a pay-per-view event due to both men’s growing popularity in the world of boxing. The matchup between two some of the biggest stars on the scene will pit an exciting clash between hand speed and power.