American Gervonta Davis (28-0, 26 KOs) beat Dominican Hector Luis Garcia (16-1, 10 KOs) by TKO in the 9th round. The TKO was announced by umpire Albert Earl Brown, after Garcia gave up on proceeding the conflict at the start of that duration.
Also winning the preliminary, Gervonta Davis only presented the boxing we understand from the 4th period. Speed, power and skill were crucial to the American’s victory. At this moment, it is needed to highlight the excellent efficiency of Hector Garcia, that tried to make a systematic fight with the title disagreement.
In the 8th round, it was feasible to discover that strikes to the head considerably shook the Dominican to the point that the referee needed to show the direction of his cornerat completion of that period. Garcia notified his seconds and later on ShowTime that he was relaying the occasion, that he was left not able to see out of one eye after the impacts to the head.
Till the minute of the stoppage, Gervonta Davis was winning the fight in the courts’ judgment with 79-73, 79-73 and 78-74, the latter amounting to my score.
Hector Luis Garcia is 1.75 m tall and will most likely have a hard time to remain at incredibly featherweight, the department in which he is the WBA champion. As he was defeated in his attempt to win the light-weight crown, he might stay at super featherweight despite the initiative.
With the win, Davis, that was the bookies’ preferred on the betting exchanges at a 14-1 ratio, as I reported before the fight, preserved the WBA minor lightweight title.(WBA, you currently recognize), whose primary champion is Devin Haney.
A Haney-Gervonta match needs to happen this year. There are strong indications regarding a possible fight between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia in the second quarter of 2023. We all expect the champion to encounter Gervonta Davis in a couple of months if it truly takes place Gervonta-Ryan.