Ryan Garcia To Mayweather: Any Weight, Any Time, Any Place For Tank Davis Fight
Ryan Garcia apparently has changed his ideas regarding the lowest weight he may make for the only fight he seems to wish.
Garcia relayed a message Friday to Floyd Mayweather by the use of his social media accounts to inform Davis’ promoter that he is prepared to face Davis at the lightweight limit of 135 pounds. The undefeated Garcia had repeatedly stated inside the aftermath of his sixth-round knockout of Javier Fortuna on Saturday night that Davis should switch up to the 140-pound division if Davis wanted to fight him next.
Mayweather made Garcia assume once more his name for Wednesday, when the undefeated Hall-of-Famer stated everywhere an interview with FightHype.com that Garcia should make “sacrifices,” most in particular getting down to 135 pounds all over again, if he actually wants this winning pay-per-view showdown with Davis In keeping with Mayweather’s statements, Garcia issued this commentary Friday on Twitter: It’s any weight, any time, anywhere, there’s your solution Floyd, oh yeah, you’ll be able to get it [too] if you want.
Garcia, who is represented by the use of Oscar De L. a. Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, added this jab at Mayweather and Davis: Let’s pay attention the excuse now???
The 45-year-old Mayweather is retired from respected boxing and obviously isn’t going to soak up Garcia, who is simply section his age, on Garcia’s downside to fight. The legendary five-division champion has participated strictly in exhibitions since his 10th-round stoppage of UFC well-known particular person Conor McGregor in August 2017 at T-Mobile House in Las Vegas.
Mayweather would, alternatively, welcome a Davis-Garcia bout because of it is the most marketable, a success fight not too long ago available for his promotional company’s franchise fighter. He recognized everywhere the aforementioned interview with FightHype.com that their side wouldn’t turn down this kind of money, on the other hand only if Davis is the “A” side of the improvement and it is gotten smaller at a 135-pound weight limit.
Mayweather didn’t indicate that Davis’ fights are allotted on pay-per-view by the use of Showtime, whilst Garcia’s bouts are streamed by the use of DAZN.
The 27-year-old Davis defeated Mario Barrios by the use of 11th-round technical knockout in his perfect 140-pound bout, which took place in June 2021 at State Farm House in Atlanta. Davis (27-0, 25 KOs) has boxed at the lightweight maximum of 135 pounds in his ultimate two fights – a 12-round, unanimous-decision win in opposition to Isaac Cruz on December 5 at Staples Heart in Los Angeles and a sixth-round knockout of Rolando Romero on Would possibly 28 at Barclays Heart in Brooklyn.
The 23-year-old Garcia’s ultimate two fights have been gotten smaller at the junior welterweight limit of 140 pounds. He went the 12-round distance with Emmanuel Tagoe, whom Garcia beat unanimously April 9 at Alamodome in San Antonio, and floored Fortuna 3 times en trail to a sixth-round knockout Saturday night at Crypto.com House in Los Angeles.
Garcia ultimate met the lightweight limit in January 2021, when he stopped Luke Campbell with a body shot inside the seventh round of their fight for the WBC period in-between 135-pound championship at American Airlines Heart in Dallas.
Keith Idec is a senior author/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.