Devin Haney vs. Ryan Garcia: Live round-by-round updates

MMA Fighting presents Devin Haney vs. Ryan Garcia live round-by-round updates of one of the most anticipated boxing fights of the year on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The main event is expected to begin around 11:45 PM ET DAZN And Pay per view. Check out the Haney vs. Garcia results page to see what happened on the undercard.

Haney (31-0, 15 knockouts) is competing for the first time this year after notching unanimous decision victories over Regis Prograis and Vasiliy Lomachenko in 2023.

Garcia (24-1, 20 knockouts) suffered the first loss of his career to Gervonta Davis in April 2023 (via seventh-round TKO), but bounced back to defeat Oscar Duarte via eighth-round TKO last December.

We're moments away from Devin Haney and Ryan Garcia finally stepping into the ring.

Garcia with an incredibly dramatic entrance befitting his antics in the lead up to fight night. His entry begins with a clip Jesus walks By Kanye West. Again, suitable for anyone who has followed his recent antics. The music moves on Irrigation By Vicente Fernandez. He takes off an incredibly expensive crown before stepping through the ropes.

Now it's time for Devin Haney to enter. He holds the WBC super-lightweight title, which is not on the line after Garcia missed weight by three pounds. He's out for Red drum By 21 Savage. And after all this talk, this fight is actually happening.

Take it away, Joe Martinez!

Check out Haney vs. Garcia's live blog below:

Round 1: The elder Garcia takes the position immediately. Hani works to prevent the ring from being cut off. Garcia lands hard punches as Haney spins in the way. The left hand hurts Hani! Hani is quick to grab. Let's see if he has recovered. More powerful punches from Garcia. Haney is in survival mode early. Another grab and the pace finally slowed. Hani resets himself and looks for a jab. Body blow by Hani. He rebounded well in the second half of the round, but what a start for Garcia.

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MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Garcia.

Second round: Hani is the first to punch this time. He's determined not to let Garcia set the tone this time. Quick punches to the top by Hani. Jab him on the money. Glancing right hand by Haney. Garcia didn't throw much, just waited for the right time to hit a big shot. Hani's right hand, then another. Garcia tied Haney a few times, but other than that he didn't show much in this round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. Total 19-19.

Round 3: Hani scores an lofted goal on the right. Garcia fishes with that left hand, but Haney is overpowering it now. There is a left from Haney supporting Garcia. They wrestle and Garcia complains of a low blow on the break. A quick strike from Hani. Garcia is now missing. Haney's left hand causes Garcia to stumble and Garcia looks angry. Hani is in control.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. Total 29-28 Hani.

Fourth round: Haney's shenanigans put Garcia in complete disrepair. Hani was shot in the body. Haney's injection is causing Garcia all kinds of problems. Left hand cracks Garcia. There's a solid right by Garcia. A lot of resolution between these big moments. Hani stabs the body. Garcia spins and spins and spins. Another body kick from Hani.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. In general 39-37 Hani.

Round 5: Haney dodges all of Garcia's heavy combos. A fragile body shot by Hani. He's content to pound the midsection until Garcia comes to him. Garcia goes straight to the right. Hani owns the center of the ring. He had a right hand set up and Garcia was completely immobilized. He mocks the crowd. Haney goes for the haymaker right, but Garcia just restrains him. Left hook for Haney.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. In general 49-46 Hani.

Sixth round: Garcia is showing signs of life. He hit about a good shot in the middle of a wild wave, but that definitely woke up the crowd. Hani returns to touring. Hani's right hand. Jab from Haney as he corners Garcia. He starts pushing and the referee warns him about a shot to Garcia's back. Haney says Garcia turns his back on him. More lethargy led to booing from the crowd again. Garcia comes off the ropes but can't connect much.

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MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. In general 59-55 Hani.

Seventh round: Garcia throws that which is left there without any preparation. And one land! Garcia follows with a right and that's a knockout! Stop! Haney has moved up, but he may still be skating. Garcia applies pressure and Haney has to tie him up. The referee awarded a point to Garcia for hitting him at the break. Wild sequence. Garcia landed again and Haney looked hurt, so he fell to his knees but the referee said it wasn't a knockout. He stumbles and Garcia pushes him down again. What. He is. It is happening. Haney is literally clinging on for dear life with about a minute remaining. Garcia's hands are raised as he challenges Haney to open up. Somehow, we're going to the eighth. Breathe, everyone.

MMA Fighting scores the round 9-8 Garcia. In general 67-64 Hani.

Round 8: Garcia returns to attack. Haney doesn't dodge these punches cleanly. Whatever Garcia does, it works. Right hand from Garcia. Haney punches to the body as Garcia continues to stay away from him completely. Another bullet-ridden Hani body landed. He came back to chase Garcia into the corner. Straight to the body by Hani. Good right hand from Hani. Champion bounce round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. In general 77-73 Hani.

Round 9: No opening flurry from Garcia on this tour. It's Hani closing the distance immediately. Haney made Garcia walk away. Left hand by Haney on the button. Garcia throws almost anything. Hani with a right hand. A pair of left hooks connected for Haney. Finally, Garcia released his hands loudly, attracting Haney's attention. Garcia throws heavy. Too little too late?

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MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Haney. In general 87-82 Hani.

Round 10: Haney beats Garcia to the punch again, but almost pays for it when Garcia responds with powerful punches. Garcia doesn't give up and rocks Haney again. There's another knockout! What a strange battle indeed. Back to the feet, we have more grabbing and grabbing from Haney. The referee warns both against excessive griping. Lots of gaming prowess in this. A hammer left hook from Garcia freezes Haney, but he manages to stay upright. Brutal round for Garcia, who lands two more right hands. Body shots by Hani. No idea how the final rounds will go.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8 Garcia. In general 95-92 Hani.

Round 11: Garcia walks with Haney, he's hungry for the finish. Hani supports him and regains control of the ring. Garcia scores with a right as he advances. He follows with a left hook and Haney ties it up. Right hand from Garcia. Another clean right for Garcia. The left hand puts Hani on his butt! Answers the count. Less than a minute left in this round. Hani is drawn into a dirty exchange. Anything can happen now.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8 Garcia. In general 103-102 Hani.

Round 12: Hani is adventurous with his strikes, but this could be a problem for him. Finally, he returns to his stab. Two minutes left. Garcia missed with a left hook. Right hand by Garcia. Hani stabs. Garcia hit! We haven't seen much of this fight. Garcia poses there, shrugs his shoulders and challenges Haney to attack. Hani stabs. Garcia sticks out his tongue like a lizard. I don't know.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Garcia. Total 112-112.

Official result: Ryan Garcia def. Devin Haney via majority decision (112-112, 114-110, 115-109)

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