Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia: Prior to their superfight on Saturday, Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Ryan Garcia made quite a ruckus at their weigh-in. Both boxers’ fans were out in force for the occasion, which took place outside T-Mobile Arena.
Gervonta Davis gave Garcia a small nudge after they both came in under the 136-pound catchweight limit, to which Garcia gave back. This led a number of people connected to each fighter to divide them.
Garcia, who measured 135.5 pounds, his lowest weight since January 2021, said he was just focused on Davis despite the tight environment. Gervonta Davis asked for a rehydration clause in the contract, and it stated that neither boxer could weigh more than 146 pounds at the second weigh-in on Saturday morning.
Although they are uncommon, same-day weigh-ins have occasionally been used for big fights. Both boxers risk receiving six-figure fines if they gain more than 10 pounds and weigh more above 146 pounds on Saturday morning.
Gervonta Davis (28-0, 26 KOs) has only fought once at 140 pounds, defeating Mario Barrios in the 11th round via TKO in June 2021. Davis has put on the most weight since that time.
Regarding the Hall of Fame boxer who is associated with Team Garcia as part of Golden Boy Promotions, 28-year-old remarked, “[Hopkins] needs to sit back and let the youngins do it.” “Man, this environment got me fired up. made me want to get the job done. “Made me want to go out there and put on the amazing show in front of the gorgeous supporters.
Punishment. Knockout. Stop batting your eyes. Purchase no popcorn. Don’t purchase any beverages; none of that. Make sure everyone is focused. It’s going to be a fantastic battle.