Ryan Garcia is intent on combating Gervonta Davis earlier than the tip of the 12 months following his spectacular knockout win over Javier Fortuna.
The 23-year-old prolonged his skilled document to 23-Zero after flattening Fortuna within the fourth and fifth rounds, ending his opponent with a vicious flurry within the sixth in Los Angeles.
Garcia and Davis have been on collision course for a lot of 2022, with each combating at light-weight and super-lightweight lately.
‘King Ry’ insists his subsequent combat will as soon as once more be at 140lbs, repeating his need for it to be towards Davis.
‘I’m not going again right down to 135lbs for nothing, however I’ll combat Tank subsequent at 140lbs,’ Garcia mentioned.
‘I’m going to document all of the negotiations so you possibly can’t say I’m ducking. That combat’s going to present me the respect I deserve. The place there’s a will, there’s a method.’
Following Garcia’s win on Saturday night time, Davis shared a tweet studying: ‘See y’all on the finish of the 12 months’, seemingly hinting that one of the vital eagerly anticipated fights in boxing will likely be agreed quickly.
Responding to the tweet nevertheless, Garcia known as for a higher assertion of intent from his rival.
‘If he’s saying, ‘Seeing you in December,’ let’s make issues slightly bit clearer. ‘Ryan, let’s get it on. I really feel like I’m very clear with the best way that I speak. I name him out, not as a result of I’m thirsty. I name him out as a result of that’s usually what I wish to do.
‘We’ll determine it out with the groups, and we’ll make it occur. I wish to do that combat for the folks, and I do know all people needs this combat to occur. So I’ll be placing my complete coronary heart to try to make this combat.’
Whereas the Davis combat is his no1 choice, Garcia additionally instructed former unified light-weight champion Teofimo Lopez instead choice.
‘If that combat [against Davis] doesn’t occur, which I don’t see taking place, but when it doesn’t occur, then I wish to combat Teofimo Lopez at 140.
‘Do issues that you just’re speculated to do. Make contact along with your group, and allow them to know that we wish to combat. Then they ship a suggestion, and we ship a suggestion, after which we determine it out.
‘I can’t clarify it completely. That’s one thing that Lupe [Valencia] and Golden Boy must work out.’
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