From Sean Jones: Eddie Hearn says he will be ready to put together a big bout between Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia for September or September, if both fighters win their upcoming intermediate competitions

Hearn points out that 22-year-old Ryan Garcia recently refused to fight WBC lightweight champion Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) after breaking on Jan. Had defeated Luke Campbell in a WBC title eliminator weighing 135 pounds on Jan.

Ryan could have fought Haney as a WBC duty, but he chose to put a fight together with Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis and Manny Pacquiao

When Ryan’s dream of facing superstar Pacquiao for a career-best payday turned out to be a mirage, he was left without an opponent

Instead of going up against Haney or Pacquiao, Ryan takes on Javier Fortuna (36-2-1, 25 KOs) in a risky fight in July

By the way, according to Ryan, this match will be announced on Tuesday [today]. We’ll see if it’s announced or if it turns out to be an illusion, too

“Ryan Garcia refused to fight Devin Haney, so we fight Linares, and they have Garcia against Fortuna,” Matchroom Boxing boss Honcho Hearn told the AK & Barak Show on DAZN

“No problem as long as we end up getting the fight we want. If they’re good enough to get through, we’ll just have it done in September / October,” Hearn said of King Ry and Haney

WBC provisional lightweight champion Ryan can’t afford to get out of the Haney fight a second time if he wins against 31-year-old Fortuna in July, there are already plenty of boxing fans out there who believe that Ryan stopped the Haney fight after getting cold feet

If Ryan isn’t good enough to beat him, so be it, but this time he has to go through it.There’s no point in Ryan changing his mind and drifting in a different direction at the last minute

One of Luke Campbell’s coaches said he suspected Ryan might have ADD, an attention deficit disorder, from being unable to focus on an opponent

Haney will be on DAZN next month on 29 May defend against former tripartite world champion Jorge Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

This fight could prove to be more difficult than Ryan’s match against Fortuna, much smaller, older and weaker than him

In Haney’s case, he’s fighting a man with more strength, hand speed, experience, and perhaps better skills in Linares. If Haney loses, Hearn can forget a fight with Ryan Garcia

Haney would have to avenge his loss, as Dillian Whyte did last month against classic car Alexander Povetkin

Boxing Devin Haney Eddie Hearn Aims at Ryan Garcia vs. Devin Haney in September or October

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