Devin Haney confirmed on X that he received no broken bones from his loss to Ryan Garcia last weekend in Brooklyn, New York.

Swelling Prompts Injury Concerns

There were rumors of Haney (31-1, 15 KOs) suffering a broken jaw due to how badly swollen the left side of his face was at the end of his 12-round contest against underdog Ryan Garcia (25-1, 20 KOs) at the Barclays Center.

Ryan won the fight by a 12-round majority decision, 112-112, 114-110, and 115-109. According to CompuBox, Ryan enjoyed a huge advantage in power punches, landing 95-45 more than Haney.

Haney Sets the Record Straight

“I have not broken anything. Btw the way, like I said, I’m OK,” said Devin Haney on X, confirming that he didn’t suffer any broken bones from his fight against Ryan Garcia last Saturday night in his loss.

“I fought like a true champion. Got up off the canvas and kept fighting. I am 100% okay and would love to do it again while we both make weight.”

If Haney didn’t suffer any broken bones, he definitely had some bad swelling on his face, showing the damage that Ryan inflicted upon him in the fight.

Uncertain Future

Regardless, we may not see Haney back inside the ring anytime soon while he licks wounds and recovers from from this setback for him. Haney is no longer unbeaten, and the defeat knocks him down a peg among the top rung of the 140-lb weight class.

As for a rematch, Haney doesn’t appear to be on Ryan’s next fight agenda. The new ‘Face of Boxing’ Ryan is aiming for bigger fish, wanting to fight Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis, Conor Benn, and Gervonta Davis.

Haney needs to rebuild and work his way back to the top before he can meet with the king of the sport, Ryan Garcia for a rematch.

WBC Support, and a Mandatory Challenge

It’s not all bad for Haney. The WBC president, Mauricio Sulaiman, is allowing him to keep his light welterweight title with his organization. The bad news is Haney is now saddled with defending against his WBC mandatory Sandor Martin next if he wants to keep his 140-lb strap.

Of course, Haney can pay Martin a step aside to move him out of the way for him to take a bigger fight against IBF light welterweight champion Subriel Matias or against one of the other champions in this division. That might not be a good idea, given the punishment that Haney received against Ryan.



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