Gervonta Davis forces Ryan Garcia to switch camps after handing brutal TKO loss

Ryan Garcia announces Derrick James as his new head trainer after deciding to chase greatness and improvement.


Gervonta Davis forces Ryan Garcia to switch camps after handing brutal TKO loss

Ryan Garcia (mage Courtesy: Ring Magazine)

Ryan Garcia has decided to move on from his old boxing coach to a new one in order to improve in future. Garcia is one of the most popular boxers in the current boxing scenario. The talented boxer was undefeated until recently when he got defeated by Gervonta Davis inside the ring. Tank dropped Garcia in the seventh round with a nasty body shot and showed the world the difference in skillset. 

Garcia was a true sportsman throughout the loss and took it on the chin however, it seems like the young boxer just woke up after that knockdown. Recently, Garcia has announced that he has appointed Derrick James after parting ways with Joe Goossen. 

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While talking to ESPN, Garcia said: “I’m searching for greatness. I’m looking to improve. I’m looking to be a champion with Derrick James. I feel he can guide me and mentor me.”

Derrick James is one of most renowned boxing coaches in the world and has a great experience in this. Currently, James is training other boxing superstars such as Anthony Joshua, Errol Spence, Jermell Charlo, Burley Brooks. 

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Ryan Garcia gets compared with  Devin Haney weeks after loss By Vasyl Lomachenko

Jake Paul on Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia (Image Courtesy: The Independent)
Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia (Image Courtesy: The Independent)

Ryan Garcia had a great hype going into the Gervonta Davis fight however, Davis made it look too easy and took the win. Garcia who is known for his nasty hook could deliver at all and even after multiple tries didn’t land much. 

Vasiliy Lomachenko compared Garcia to his upcoming opponent, Devin Haney saying that it doesn’t matter how good his jab is, everybody knows about it. He said: “It’s the same as Ryan Garcia has a left hook but it doesn’t work against a guy who knows boxing. So the saying, we understand we know it, everything can happen during a fight. I don’t know what happened. If you know about his jab, I know about his jab too.”

Lomachenko isn’t afraid of Hanney and believes that he has studied everything the American has in his arsenal. It will be interesting to see how this fight goes as it might lead to some amazing match-ups in future. 

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