Ryan Garcia vs Devin Haney: Is the boxing fight going to take place?

Ryan Garcia, after making his return to the ring in December last year, has become a hot topic of discussion for lightweight division boxing. After receiving the defeats at the hands of Gervonta Davis via knockout, Garcia faced lots of criticism to make his comeback

But once he put Andre August to the ground on December 2nd, it was all shut down to the critics he was facing. Soon after, he announced Devin Haney would be his next opponent for the super lightweight WBC title. His recent announcement suggests a change in plans.

Is Ryan Garcia vs. Devin Haney happening?

Ryan Garcia and Floyd Mayweather were also seen together, as fans were expecting the boxing legend, and “KingRy” must be strategizing a new bout, but Devin Haney had a reminder for him.

Ryan made a big announcement about having a desire to fight against Rolly Romero. Now the fans are expecting the Garcia team to make adjustments soon in choosing the right opponent for him.

Devin Haney later warned ‘KingRY’ not to take his name for his next bout. Now after looking at the new opponent’s tweet, Ryan Garcia was enquired about his latest choice and what prompted him to make this big change, as fans were expecting a big bout.

The 25-year-old replied, “He thought it was #HaneyGarcia; he should’ve been knowing it’s #GarciaHaney.” reminding the WBC champion about his skills in selling PPVs and giving a statement that he is bigger than the champ. Now it can be expected that the fight between Ryan Garcia and Devin Haney will not occur any time sooner.

Devin Haney reminded Ryan Garcia of his one-time career PPV headline

Devin Haney has been the biggest rival to Ryan Garcia since the amateur days, drawing their six bouts at 3-3. Fans, Haney, and Oscar De La Hoya were expecting this decider fight to happen, but Ryan’s instant tweet on choosing Rolly Romero over Devin Haney has sparked many debates.

‘The Dream’ came forward with his analysis of Garcia’s career when he tweeted, “If Ryan is such a big draw, why has he only fought on PPV once? Never before, never after! Why couldn’t he sell out the last arena he fought in?”

He implied that ‘KingRY’ only fought once in a PPV bout, and the last fight on December 20, 2023 wasn’t that big a PPV selling fights.

After meeting Floyd Mayweather, Ryan Garcia has made big announcements about his personal and professional life. After the quick opponent change, Ryan made an announcement about his new-born son sooner along with announcing about his separation from his wife.

What do you guys think, will the promotions stick to the plans, or will they go with Ryan Garcia’s choice?

Abhishek Pandit

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