By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya says Ryan Garcia has extra instruments in his arsenal than Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis, and he’ll be utilizing them to defeat the favored Baltimore native on April fifteenth to take his profession to the subsequent stage to superstardom, the place he’ll be acknowledged in all places he goes.
Negotiations nonetheless aren’t full but, nonetheless, however De La Hoya believes that they are going to be achieved quickly. As soon as the combat is official, Ryan (23-0, 19 KOs) will develop into extra centered & decided, based on De La Hoya.
Many boxing followers imagine that Tank (28-0, 26 KOs) has extra instruments in his arsenal as a result of Ryan solely has a left hook that he makes use of. Sadly, Ryan’s proper arm is just like the arms of a T-Rex. In different phrases, a vestigial function is ineffective in his fights.
The identical applies to Ryan’s jab. It’s not been developed, which places a whole lot of stress on him to have the ability to land his left hook.
“I’m choosing Ryan as a result of we began with Ryan, we constructed his profession contained in the ring, and we obtained him to the place he’s at,” mentioned Oscar De La Hoya to ESNEWS. “So, I imagine in his expertise, I imagine in his abilities, I imagine in his arsenal. He has extra instruments than Tank Davis.
“He has extra instruments to beat Tank Davis contained in the ring. His lengthy jab, his lengthy stance, his extensive stance, his punches in bunches, his velocity, and his energy. I’ll inform you one factor. When Ryan will get going, there’s no person that may beat him up right here [brains]. He’s that robust.
“He simply has to get going. When this combat will get formally introduced, I’ll inform you one factor. Ryan goes to be centered and decided, and prepared. He’s been coaching already. So he’s there already.
“He’s going to take it to a different stage, one other notch, so I’m excited for Ryan. That is the start of his profession. What we’re residing in with social media is that you would be able to develop into instant-famous, however nothing ever prepares you for once you develop into a world champion inside that ring, and also you get that belt, and also you develop into a famous person, the place individuals see you on TV, the place individuals acknowledge you on the streets, the place individuals need to get your autographs and photos
“There’s one factor about being an prompt star, and there’s one thing about being a world champion and a terrific champion contained in the ring. It takes you to a brand new peak. Ryan, after you beat Tank, you higher prepare as a result of it’s a complete new stage,” mentioned De La Hoya.