Leonard Ellerbe assures that Ryan García knows he cannot beat Gervonta Davis: “They are lies” – La Opinion

Leonard Ellerbe assures that Ryan García knows he cannot beat Gervonta Davis: “They are lies” – La Opinion


Leonard Ellerbe, executive director of Mayweather Promotions, assured that Ryan García He knows he can’t beat Gervonta Davis in a rematch at another weight, although he likes the idea of ​​a confrontation at 145 pounds as the Californian proposed.

In an interview with Fight Hub TV, Ellerbe commented that Davis’ IQ is higher than García’s and thinks that even though he regained his confidence by beating champion Devin Haney, he wouldn’t have a chance in a second fight with Tank.

“Ryan Garcia He can’t beat Tank Davis and he knows it. He went into the ring with him. He knows it and it’s all lies. It sounds good (the fight at 145). Tank’s IQ is off the charts. He did exactly what he said he was going to do. (Ryan) He took the loss,” he said.

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Ryan García defeated Devin Haney with a dominant performance and surprised the world. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

“If for some unforeseen event the results had been different, do you think I would have been talking about that? Are excuses. Instead of accepting his defeat and moving on. He was able to fight Tank, he took the loss. And he regained his confidence with a very important victory over Haney,” he added.

After his victory over Haney, Ryan García challenged Gervonta Davis to a duel at 145 pounds because He wants to avenge the first defeat of his career and in a fight on equal terms. According to Óscar de la Hoya, the duel with Tank will only happen if he agrees to fight at that weight because King Ry can no longer reach super lightweight.

In 2022, Davis defeated Ryan García a rehydration clause that stipulated that both fighters had to weigh in a few hours before of the confrontation and none could weigh more than 146 pounds. In addition, the duel took place at 136 pounds, a weight that the Californian had not given since 2021.

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Gervonta Davis knocked out Ryan Garcia in the seventh round with a body shot. Photo: John Locher/AP.

During the match, Tank dominated King Ry and knocked him down twice (second and seventh rounds). After a body shot from Davis, The Californian could not stand up and the fight ended by technical knockout in round number seven. After the duel, García declared that he felt weak because of the clause, but he did not want to make excuses. Now they could fight again, but the weight could be an obstacle.

Ryan Garcia, 24, He debuted successfully in the new category after knocking out Óscar Duarte and now he shocked the world by defeating the WBC champion. The Mexican-American boxer has a record of 25 wins (20 by knockout) and one setback in his professional career.

For her part, Gervonta Davis, 28, He maintained his immaculate record after knocking out the Californian in the seventh round last April. The regular American WBA lightweight world champion has a record of 29 victories, 27 of them by fast track.

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· Óscar de la Hoya says that Ryan García showed that he is the face of boxing: “He surprised the world”
· Ryan García defeats Devin Haney after knocking him down three times in the surprise of the year

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