Gervonta’ Tank’ Davis fired a vicious body in the seventh round of a non-title catchweight fight to knock out Ryan Garcia and meet one of boxing’s fiercest rivals. It didn’t feel like a knockout blow when it landed. Garcia lasted a moment, as did all the punches he threw that night. But Davis’ power made itself known moments later and Garcia dropped to one knee, his nose bleeding and his head shaking as the referee counted.
It was an alternate time when Davis knocked Garcia to the mat with a left hook in the alternate round. But this time, Garcia couldn’t get back to his base and it brought a decisive end to one of the most anticipated match-ups in recent memory.”I didn’t think the body shot was going to end, but I saw the look. His face and that’s what drew me to him,” Davis said.
According to Sky Sports.”It was definitely a good shot. I let him get up, but I like to play mind games, so whenever he looks at me, I look at him and say, ‘Get up!’ He shook his head.’ Tank Davis defeated Ryan Garcia by knockout in the seventh round. The brace opened the night as undefeated fighters with emotional knockout resumed.
who were verbally abused at times and eventually met in a non-title catchweight fight at 136 pounds. In front of a Falsehood crowd of 20,842 in Las Vegas, the fight lived up to much of its hype. It went on, though it became more one-sided as the night went on, with Davis winning five of six rounds on the scorecard, including a decisive seventh.
After Penn’s opening round, Garcia rained down punches before Davis countered with an impeccably timed left hook that dropped his opponent. Garcia again landed two right hands in the sixth round. . face before Garcia’s decisive moment in the seventh round.” He caught me with a good shot and I couldn’t recover,” Garcia was quoted as saying by the BBC.”
Then I don’t want to make any defenses. He caught me with a good shot and I couldn’t recover and that was it. He caught me with a good body shot, tucked under me, and held me down well. I could not breathe. I was going to go back, but I couldn’t. Davis finished the night moving his career record to 29-0, including 27 knockouts, while Garcia suffered his first career loss and is now 23-1.