Image: Regis Prograis willing to fight Ryan Garcia on April 15th if Tank Davis match doesn't happen

By Adam Baskin: Regis Prograis wants to action in as the challenger for Ryan Garcia on April 15th if the Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis vs. Kingry mega-fight stops working to emerge.

The WBC light welterweight champ Prograis (28-1, 24 KOs) states he’s all set to fight Ryan on April 15th, however he doesn’t wish to wait 3 weeks prior to the date to acquire a benefit.

If Golden Boy Promotions are going to utilize Prograis as a replacement for the 24-year-old Ryan, they’ll require to let him understand quickly.

Has Tank lost his nerve?

The sight of Gervonta, in a wheelchair, looking weak,  was seen last Sunday at the Super Bowl, and who understands if he’s having injury issues or if he’s having doubts about combating Ryan Garcia.

With Tank appearing weak in a wheelchair, he may not have the ability to step inside the ring with Ryan in April. If Tank is fabricating an injury, what does that inform you? He doesn’t desire that smoke and will play the old, ill soldier bit to leave the fight.

If you’re Ryan, you might wish to have Tank provide a medical professional’s note to show his ankle issue.

We’re currently finding out about Tank Davis’ management making a huge hassle over the rematch provision for the Ryan fight on April 15th, which might be analyzed to indicate that they’re trying to find an escape for their fighter.

“Ryan is not on my level boxing-wise. He’s a social networks experience with 10 million fans. He’s big,” stated Regis Prograis to Fight Hub TELEVISION. “But on the boxing front, he’s not on my level. I’m a two-time champ at 140. He’s never ever even won a belt previously,” Regis stated.

Prograis helpful for April 15th

“I understand he’s stated, ‘Belts don’t matter.’ Of course, belts don’t matter for somebody that doesn’t have a belt,” Prograis stated. “It’ll bring me a great deal of fans, and it’ll be a substantial fight. Not simply for me, however for him too. He desires a belt. He desires something I have. I desire something that he has, so I believe that’ll be a genuine huge fight.

“I wish to fight the very best individuals and decrease in the Hall of Fame.  What individuals do is win a belt and rest on it without combating anyone. I desire battles like my last fight against Zepeda. People stated it was a 50-50 fight.  I desire battles like that.

“I’m all set to choose April 15th,” stated Regis when asked if he’d want to fight Ryan Garcia on April 15th if the Gervonta Davis mega-bout in between him and Kingry stops working to take place. “If they inform me today, ‘April 15th,’ I’ll be all set, for sure.

“I understood I was going to get back to this point as a champ. The work that I put in to get to this point, it remains the exact same,” stated Prograis.



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