It never really seemed plausible that we would see Gervonta "Tank" Davis and "King" Ryan Garcia step into the ring for a clash that could alter the landscape of the sport anytime soon. Boxing politics often interfere with matchmaking the very best against each other, but not this time. Las Vegas will host two of the best young boxers on the planet when Davis and Garcia take over the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night.
Garcia and Davis deserve tremendous credit for cutting through the noise and presenting fans with the best possible matchup. Davis lives true to his "Tank" nickname, rolling over opponents and flattening them with a ruthless 93% knockout rate. Garcia's barrage of ultra-fast, long-range strikes have stopped all but a small handful of opponents he's faced. A combined 51-0, one of these men will cement themselves as the real deal in the lightweight division.
A confluence of legitimate talent and social media savvy, Garcia and Davis are among the most popular combat stars on Earth. The planets have aligned and all eyes are on Las Vegas for the biggest boxing match in recent memory.
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The undercard in Las Vegas is loaded up with interesting matchups before we get to the main event. Secondary WBA super middleweight champion David Morrell is back in action when he takes on late-replacement Yamaguchi Falcao in the co-main event. Morrell is hoping to earn his shot at Canelo Alvarez and the undisputed crown at 168 pounds if he continues to win.
The action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Showtime pay-per-view. The full fight card with odds from Caesars Sportsbook and complete viewing information is listed below. CBS Sports will also have live coverage of the fight with round-by-round scoring and blow-by-blow updates to keep you up to date throughout the night.
- Date: April 22 | Location: T-Mobile Arena -- Las Vegas
- Start time: 8 p.m. ET (Main event walkouts approximately 10:30 p.m. ET)
- How to watch: Showtime PPV | Price: $84.99
- Stream: Showtime.com (order now)
Davis vs. Garcia fight card, odds
- Gervonta "Tank" Davis -230 vs. Ryan Garcia +190, super lightweight
- David Morrell (c) -2000 vs. Yamaguchi Falcao +1000, WBA "regular" super middleweight title
- Bektemir Melikuziev -1400 vs. Gabriel Rosado +800, super middleweight
- Elija Garcia -1400 vs. Kevin Zambrano +800, middleweight
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