Via Adam Baskin: Adrien Broner says Ryan Garcia should “never” take on Gervonta’s ‘Tank’ Davis. Broner says he has a lot of love for Ryan (23-0, 19 KOs) and advises him to “Leave the prince alone.”
Ryan, 23, didn’t fight like a pro to fully prepare for a fight against ‘regular’ WBA lightweight champion Tank Davis (27-0.25 KOs).
It is likely that Ryan will return to lightweight to take on the Chariot championship next year if the fight can be negotiated.
Ryan is in a hurry to get into a fight with Tank Davis, which has led some boxing fans to believe he is in dire need of a payday before he emerges at 140.
It doesn’t help that Ryan says he wants to retire at 26, because it leaves him with very little time to develop like other boxers.
“I don’t think Ryan should be in the ring with Tank“Adrien Broner said to Cigar talk. “Yeah, the crazy thing is, I fell in love with you, Ryan.
“Ryan, call me. I’ll talk to Ryan. You must understand; I really have a relationship with all these fighters. When Ryan was going through all of that, he called me. I won’t say what we talked about
“I just feel like he doesn’t need to go anywhere near Tank at this point of his career. I know it’s a big fight for boxing, but I don’t think you need to get into Tank right now.
“Listen, buddy. Don’t mess with the guy [Tank Davis]. Leave the guy alone for now,” said Broner.
“Look, everyone is excited about that fight. It’s the only fight Ryan wants, and it’s the only fight the Tank wants,” Oscar De La Hoya told. Against TV Hub about the war between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia.
“We are talking. That was a great start. To talk to the other side, that’s a great start. So we want the fight; that’s the key point.
“As the talks continue, maybe we will release something, but in the meantime we keep everything under wraps because we want to surprise everyone with a super match on Sunday. end of the year,” De La Hoya said.