Tank vs Garcia generated between 1.3 and 1.4 million pay-per-view buys!
The boxing world witnessed a historic event on Saturday night, when Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Ryan Garcia clashed in a blockbuster showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The fight, which was billed as “The Future of Boxing”, lived up to its hype and delivered a thrilling spectacle that had fans on the edge of their seats.
Davis, who entered the ring as a three-division world champion and one of the most explosive punchers in the sport, faced his toughest challenge yet in Garcia, a rising star with a massive social media following and a dazzling combination of speed, power and charisma. The fight was expected to be a close and competitive affair, but Davis proved why he is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world by stopping Garcia with a vicious body shot in the seventh round.
The fight was a huge success commercially, as it reportedly generated between 1.3 and 1.4 million pay-per-view buys, according to journalist Ade Oladipo from DAZN. This is an impressive number, especially considering the high price tag of $84.95 and the availability of illegal streams. The fight also attracted a sold-out crowd of 20,000 fans, as well as several celebrities and athletes who came to witness the action.
With this victory, Davis not only retained his WBA super featherweight and lightweight titles, but also cemented his status as the face of boxing. He showed that he can headline a major event and draw a huge audience, while also delivering an exciting and dominant performance against a worthy opponent. He also silenced some of his critics who questioned his level of opposition and his dedication to the sport.
Davis has now established himself as the king of the lightweight division, which is one of the most stacked and talented weight classes in boxing. He has several potential opponents waiting for him, such as Teofimo Lopez, Devin Haney, Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares. Any of these fights would be intriguing and lucrative for Davis, who has proven that he can carry a pay-per-view event on his own.
Davis is only 27 years old, but he has already achieved so much in his career. He has won world titles in three weight divisions, he has knocked out 24 of his 25 opponents, he has headlined four pay-per-view events, and he has become one of the most popular and marketable fighters in the sport. He has also overcome a lot of adversity and challenges in his personal life, which makes his story even more inspiring.
Davis is not only the future of boxing, but he is also the present. He is the face of boxing, and he is here to stay.