When: Saturday, April 22nd
Where: T-Moblie Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Where To Watch: Showtime pay-per-view, or DAZN pay-per-view
Start Time: 8 pm est / 5 pm pst
Main Event Ring Walks Approximate Time: 10:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM PST
Odds based on Betonline.ag: Gervonta Davis -225, Ryan Garcia +195 with the over/under set at 7 1/2 rounds. Notable prop bets; +400 for Davis by any form of decision, -125 for Davis by knockout or technical knockout, with Garcia at +650 to win by any form of decision, and +375 for Garcia to win via knockout of some sort. The popular party bet of the draw sits at +900.
Information: Two of the most popular fighters in the modern era will do battle and risk their undefeated records as three-division world champion Gervonta Davis will face the undefeated Ryan Garcia in a 12-round catchweight bout being contested at 136 lbs. The storyline of this fight is the size difference between the two, which is staggering.
Davis is five feet, five inches tall, whereas Garcia is a shade under six feet tall, clocking in at five-foot, eleven inches. This has caused a rehydration clause to be added to the fight contract as Garcia must come in below a certain weight limit at 11 am PST tomorrow or face a hefty fine.
The intrigue has two parts. For starters, they both have a lot of power, literally and figuratively. Davis has a record of 28-0, 26 KOs, and Garcia has a record of 23-0, 19 KOs, as the two combine for 45 knockouts in 51 fights. You also have figurative power which is noted by their influence on social media. Davis has 4.7 million followers, and Garcia has a following of 9.6 million on Instagram alone. The reach on one popular social media app is 14.3 million, which gives you a perspective on the impact the two fighters have on the social sphere.