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Davis-Garcia ticket sales among highest in Nevada boxing history

Updated April 26, 2023 - 6:39 pm

Saturday’s megafight at T-Mobile Arena between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia generated about $22.8 million in ticket sales at the gate, sources involved with the promotion told the Review-Journal.

The total is the fifth-highest in Nevada boxing history, trailing megafights between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in 2015 ($72.2 million), Mayweather and Conor McGregor ($55.4 million) in 2017 and Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin ($27 million for their first fight in 2017 and $24.5 million for their second in 2018).

Davis (29-0, 27 knockouts) defeated Garcia (23-1, 19 KOs) via seventh-round knockout in the 136-pound catchweight fight, landing a short left to the liver that forced referee Thomas Taylor’s 10-count.

Contact Sam Gordon at sgordon@reviewjournal.com. Follow @BySamGordon on Twitter.

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