The legendary pro boxer Mik Tyson was recently asked about a potential fight that the fans might witness. ‘Iron Mike’ Tyson was asked about a potential fight between Ryan Garcia and Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis, and he rejected it in favor of another fight.
Mike Tyson wants to see Ryan Garcia vs Devin Haney
While speaking to Fight Hype, the legendary boxer replied that he would rather prefer watching a fight between Garcia and Devin Haney. He then spoke highly of Garcia and talked about his huge fanbase[as transcribed by Wrestling-Edge]:
“I like Ryan Garcia against [Devin] Haney. I think that would be an awesome fight and I think those two guys will break some records because Garcia has a fanfare that you see his big fan following and just because that’s why the fights of him will be bigger because of his fanbase.”
The boxing world might soon get its lightweight mega-fight as negotiations for the Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis fight are currently underway. Ryan Garcia will be eyeing a chance to face Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis later this year in December, reports claim. The talks for the fight started floating when Ryan Garia called out WBA lightweight champion Gervonta Davis after his sixth-round knockout victory over Javier Fortuna.
Garcia after knocking down Fortuna multiple times in their July clash, expressed that he plans to stick to the super lightweight division for now. The 23-year-old, had his last two fights at 140 pounds. He defeated Emmanuel Tagoe in April via unanimous decision and followed it up with the knockout win over Fortuna.
Davis last competed successfully at 140 pounds against Mario Barrios for the WBA World Super Lightweight championship in 2021. He then jumped back down to 135 pounds for two consecutive victorious campaigns against Isaac Cruz and Rolando Romero.