Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia: Everything You Need To Know

We've got you covered ahead of one of the biggest fights of the year
07:00, 17 Apr 2023

This weekend fight fans will be treated to one of the best boxing match-ups of the year and one of the most exciting showdowns in recent memory when Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia go head-to-head in Las Vegas. 

The two Americans put both of their undefeated records on the line in a battle between two of the sport’s hardest-hitters. There are no titles on the line but when a fight that promises to be as aesthetically pleasing as this arrives, who cares? 

Here’s everything you need to know about a genuine Fight of the Year contender in Sin City. 

Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

When: Saturday, 22nd April, 2023

How To Watch: DAZN. The card is scheduled to start at 1am UK time, with the ringwalks for the main event set for approximately 4am.

Tale Of The Tape:


Place Of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA 

Age: 28

Alias: Tank 

Record: 28-0 (26) 

Height: 5’5½’’ 

Reach: 67½’’ 

Stance: Southpaw

Last Fight: Davis stopped Hector Luis Garcia with a ninth round technical knockout at Washington’s Capital One Arena in January. 


Place Of Birth: Victorville, California, USA

Age: 24

Alias: King Ry

Record: 23-0 (19) 

Height: 5’10’’

Reach: 70’’

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: Garcia stopped Javier Fortuna in the sixth round at the Arena in Los Angeles last July.


What They Say:

Garcia: "I chose to make this fight happen. I didn't put myself first. I put the boxing fans first.

"I put the sport itself first. I want to make an impact on this sport. I want to lead the charge. Nobody was willing to do it. Terence Crawford didn't want to do it. Errol Spence Jr. didn't want to do it. Nobody wanted to lead the charge, so I had to do it. 

"I guess I'm doing it – the one that they didn't expect to do it. The one that's supposed to be scared. The one that's supposed to be a coward.”

Davis: “I know that it’s going to be tough. This fight is definitely going to be tough. But this is what we came to do. We want the big fights.

“I’ve been boxing since I was seven. I fought a lot coming up. I’m just happy to be a part of this moment and share the ring with a young fighter like Ryan Garcia who’s daring himself to be great.

“He talked his way into this fight. April 22 he’s going to have to show it. 

“I think this is important because we’re both young. Both of us are at our peak."

Fight Card:

Gervonta Davis v Ryan Garcia, super-lightweight

David Morrell v Sena Agbeko, WBA (regular) super-middleweight title 

Bektemir Melikuziev v Gabriel Rosado, super-middleweight

Elijah Garcia v Kevin Salgado Zambrano, middleweight

Betfred Odds:

Davis: 4/11

Garcia: 9/4

Draw: 20/1

Betfred's Davis vs Garcia Fight Odds*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject To Change

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