2023 is here, and we are going to have an exciting start on the first Saturday of the year, with a boxing event headlined by a bout for the WBA Regular Lightweight Title.
For this event, we take the trip to the Capital One Arena, in Washington, D.C. as Gervonta “Tank” Davis comes returns home to his native DMV area to face undefeated world champion Héctor Luis García in a high-stakes showdown.
With two excellent fighters in the middle of the ring for the main event, we are eager to see how things unfold, as the challenger moves up a weight class to face a stiff challenge.
This fight will be exciting and we are getting ready to break down everything you should know before placing your betting token.
Boxing Preview – Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia – Betting Odds and Prediction – Info
Saturday, January 7th at 8:00 pm ET at the Capital One Arena, in Washington, D.C.
Ring walks Time:
11:00 p.m. ET
8:00 p.m. PT
Gervonta Davis -1666
Hector Luis Garcia +632
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Why Bet on Gervonta Davis
Davis is a five-time world champion and one of modern-day boxing’s most proven knockout artists, pound for pound.
‘Tank’ has been a belt holder across three separate weight divisions and looks to make the fourth defense of this specific title reign.
Davis’ last fight was a TKO win against Rolando Romero. The WBA champion was coming off his toughest fight to date against Isaac Cruz.
While heavily favored, Davis acknowledged the challenge in front of him and is privy to Garcia’s attributes to not underrate him.
Why Bet on Hector Luis Garcia
Garcia is the WBA super featherweight champion and is moving up in weight to test himself.
Garcia has won ten of his 16 wins via knockout. His last knockout win was in July 2021 against Miguel Moreno Gonzalez.
Garcia is known for playing spoiler, beating Chris Colbert in February to halt the young fighter’s momentum.
Final Betting Analysis – Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia
For many, this is considered a tune-up fight for Davis. However, don’t let the idea of a Ryan Garcia fight to block the consideration that Garcia could be a challenge.
Like Cruz, Garcia has a chance to take Davis to the limit. There is also a chance for a quick knockout for Davis.
Given the defensive prowess of Garcia, Davis may have his work cut out for him.
Gervonta can showcase his power while also playing it close to the vest.
After almost eight months away from the ring, the fight against Hector Luis Garcia is the first step for Gervonta Davis to prove he is ready for a legendary 2023.
Gervonta comes as a heavy favorite for this fight so don’t expect a big profit at -1666. If you bet $100 at -1666 you’ll win $6.00 for a total payout of $106.
Davis vs. Garcia Betting Pick: Gervonta “Tank” Davis
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