Do you want to know what happened with Ryan Garcia? This article will give you a better understanding of Ryan Garcia’s life, both personal and professional.
What is Ryan Garcia all about?
Ryan Garcia, professional boxer and Victorville, California native, has amassed an impressive following of over 8,000,000 Instagram followers. “KingRy”, a professional boxer from Victorville, California is one of the sport’s most promising prospects because of his hand speed and striking ability. Garcia competes as a lightweight in both the super featherweights and the lightweight divisions. As of May 2022, he is ranked 6th in the world for active lightweights by major boxing publications, such as The Ring Magazine, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), ESPN and BoxRec. He is under Golden Boy Promotions.
What happened to Ryan Garcia
On February 24, it was announced Ryan Garcia would be facing Gervonta in a catchweight fight at 136 pounds in Las Vegas on April 22, 2023. The event is a highly anticipated Showtime/DAZN pay per view. Davis hit Garcia with body shots in both the second and the seventh round. Davis was declared winner after Garcia couldn’t get back up before the referee reached 10.
Garcia lost his first professional fight. Tank is a fantastic fighter. He deserves my respect. I know that we have talked about many things, but at the end of it all, it is love. I was honored and respected to be in the same ring as a great fight.
You know how it is.” said Davis after he beat Garcia. Davis, who won the match over Garcia, said: “You know how it goes.” I won’t make any excuses. He hit me with a strong shot, I just couldn’t recover. It’s all I can say. Garcia said.
How much did Ryan Garcia Make?
Davis stated that he will not be claiming his share of the money from the winner-takes all bet even though he had agreed to this beforehand. Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis told reporters that he would not be pressuring his opponent, and said, “Nah. The money is his.” He could take the money, he could take it”, which was contrary to his previous statement. Gervonta could have earned up to $10m from the fight. This included revenue from fight contracts, pay-per-views, and half of the tickets that were sold in the T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas. Ryan Garcia received $5m from Tank Davis’ match. This is not confirmed.
Ryan Garcia Fights
Ryan Garcia has been able to win several notable matches.
- Jayson Velez (2019). Garcia defeated Velez with a unanimous decision in a super-featherweight bout.
- Romero Duno – In the first round of their lightweight bout, Garcia submitted Duno.
- Francisco Fonseca (2010): In their lightweight bout Garcia defeated Fonseca first round via submission.
- Luke Campbell (2021): Garcia has won the interim WBC title for lightweights in a unanimously decided victory over Campbell.
- Tagoe (2022): Garcia won Tagoe by a landslide, winning with scores 119-108 in Round 2, 119108 in Round 3, and 118109.
- Fortuna (2022): On 16 July 2022, Garcia and Javier Fortuna fought in a super light weight bout at the Crypto.com Arcade in Los Angeles. Garcia was dominant, causing three knockdowns in Fortuna’s sixth round and winning via technical knockout.
Ryan Garcia Loss
The highly anticipated boxing match between Gervonta Garcia, WBA’s (Regular), lightweight champion and Ryan Garcia, former WBC interim light-weight champion was called “Gervonta vs. Ryan Garcia”, and the title was “It doesn’t get any better than this.” The non-title match was held April 22, 2023 at the T-Mobile Arena Paradise in Nevada at a catchweight 136 lbs with a 10 pound rehydration.
This was a pay-per-view joint event between Showtime, DAZN and others. Davis used body shots to knock Garcia out in the second and seventh rounds. Davis won by knockout when Garcia didn’t stand up after the referee had reached the 10th count. Garcia suffered his first loss in a boxing match.
Ryan Garcia’s personal life
Ryan Garcia, who was born in California and raised in a large family, discovered his passion for the sport at age seven. His goal was to represent America at the Olympics of 2016. Garcia was the 15-time national amateur champion and had a 215-15 amateur track record. Coming from a big family, Garcia’s parents supported him in his amateur career. His mother works as an administrative assistant to his business ventures while his father is a trainer.
His family has continued to support him in his career. Garcia, who was born and raised here in the United States but embraces his Mexican heritage in his mannerisms, became a father in March 2019. He is often seen wearing the colors of Mexico’s flag, and carrying both the American and Mexican Flags as he enters the ring.
Eddy Reynoso also trains Canelo and Scar Valdez, at their San Diego facilities. Eddy Reynoso coached Garcia from October 2018, to February 20,22. Joe Goosen is the trainer at present. Garcia started learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Rener Gracie in December 2022.
Ryan Garcia Wife
Ryan Garcia does not have a wife, but has two children. The first is a child from a prior relationship, and the second is he and his partner Drea, an Instagram influencer. Drea was born 1996 in Mexico and has around 152k Instagram fans. It’s unclear how Ryan met her. Ryan was previously seen dating Catherine Gamez, an Instagram influencer.
They had a child together but eventually their relationship turned toxic and they separated. Ryan and Drea were almost separated when Ryan was filmed kissing TikTok’s Malu Trivajo, while Drea carried their second baby. But they managed to make things work and remain together.
Ryan Garcia Workouts & Diet
Ryan Garcia is on a strict dietary regimen, including a breakfast of a whole-egg, turkey, avocados, and cheese sandwich served on organic, whole-grain toast. Lunch is three hard-boiled egg with spicy sauce. For the third meal, he has lettuce wraps with pico de gallo and ground turkey. Ryan’s training regime is not suitable for beginners. He is a professional fighter and a champ.
For his physical peak, he does a variety workouts including weight training, endurance and stamina exercises, boxing and daily cardio. His commitment to training helped him become a top lightweight boxer.
Ryan Garcia Height, Weight
Ryan Garcia weighs in at 135 pounds and is 5 dt11 inches tall. Garcia began his career as a professional boxer at age 17 on 9 June 2016. He won by TKO his debut match against Edgar Meza at Tijuana. Golden Boy Promotions signed him in November that same year. Oscar De La Hoya revealed that Garcia’s debut would take place on December 17, 2016 at The Forum in the Smith – Hopkins light-heavyweight Main Event. Garcia knocked the opponent out in the second-round.
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