American Gervonta Davis took his document to 28-0 with 26 kos on Saturday when he quit formerly unbeaten Hector Luis Garcia in a World Boxing Association lightweight battle.
Davis kept his WBA “regular” globe title in the department, in which American Devin Haney is acknowledged as the WBA’s “super” globe champ.
Unbeaten Haney additionally holds the WBC, IBF and also WBO belts, which he safeguarded with a leading triumph over Australian George Kambosos in Melbourne in October.
Saturday’s spell at the Capital One sector in Washington saw Dominican Garcia press Davis in the very early going.
But Davis started to insist himself in the center rounds.
At completion of the 8th– after a short timeout due to a run-in in the group at ringside– Davis located Garcia with a penalizing left.
Garcia really did not address the bell for the nine. He was listened to stating “I can’t see” in his edge and also umpire Earl Brown formally quit the battle secs right into the nine.
“I’m never surprised,” Davis claimed of his response to Garcia’s rejection to address the bell for the nine round.
“When I captured him, I understood he was harmed, he was harmed poor.
“He’s a fighter, so he didn’t want to show it.”
Garcia, the WBA very lightweight champ from the Dominican Republic, dropped to 16-1 with 10 kos.
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