There were several celebrities and athletes who were in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia super-fight. Conor McGregor was one of them who attended the PPV to witness the historic spectacle.
The Notorious also posted pictures of him promoting his whiskey brand Proper Twelve ahead of the fight. Speaking about the main event, Gervonta Davis landed a brutal body shot to knockout Ryan Garcia in the seventh round of the fight. This turned out to be Garcia’s first professional defeat and it is needless to say that this was a tough loss.
Because the American-Mexican boxer lost to his arch-nemesis and most likely lost an opportunity to compete for the undisputed lightweight titles. After losing the fight, Conor McGregor came backstage to visit Garcia and his team. The Irishman had some words of encouragement for the 24-year-old lightweight. Ryan Garcia posted the video of his interaction with McGregor on his Instagram.
‼️ Conor McGregor giving support to Ryan Garcia in his dressing room after the Gervonta Davis defeat: “I wanna see it again, and I wanna see it with no rehydration clause.”
[🎥 @RyanGarcia] pic.twitter.com/OtBlehNBjM
— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) April 23, 2023
“He’s 1-0 on you. Yous are the two biggest names in the division. I want to see it again. I want to see it again now, and I want to see it with no rehydration clause, Mate, all the respect in the world to you. You’re the future. You’re the future of this game. And I’m watching you all the way. Wish you all the best.”
Fans react to Conor McGregor encouraging Ryan Garcia after his loss against Gervonta Davis
Conor McGregor was very invested throughout the build-up of the Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia fight. The Irishman shared his thoughts on their pre-fight bet and even after the fight he went to Garcia’s locker room and motivated him. After this video went viral on social media, fans trolled The Notorious and some users on Twitter called him a sore loser.
Learning to take an L from the best at taking Ls
— Def Noodles (@defnoodles) April 23, 2023
Conor probably lost hella bread 😭
— Donovan. (@Amazing_Prophet) April 23, 2023
It was a good touch from McGregor to go and speak to Ryan Garcia. Many fans believe that the rehydration clause had nothing to do with the outcome or how the fight played out. Do let us know in the comments section your thoughts on whether the rehydration clause had any impact on Garcia’s performance.