Gervonta Davis

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Gervonta Davis









Gervonta Davis, also known as Tank, is an American professional boxer born on November 7th, 1994, in Baltimore, Maryland. With over 20 professional fights and 28 wins, Davis has established himself as one of the best boxers of his generation. With five world titles in three different weight classes and a 28-fight winning streak, it is hard to deny Davis's exceptional talent, expertise, authoritativeness, and trustworthiness, qualities that earn him a place among the top ten active boxers in the world based on pound-for-pound rankings.

Davis began his professional career at the age of 18 with a first-round knockout (KO) against Desi Williams. By February 2015, he became the first person to stop Israel Suarez with a first-round KO win. However, it was his fight against José Pedraza on January 14th, 2017, that marked a significant turning point in Davis's career. The fight took place at the Barclays Center in New York on Showtime, and Davis defeated Pedraza in the seventh round to win the IBF super-featherweight title.

Following his win against Pedraza, Davis's career took an upward trajectory, and he continued to amass victories and titles. Since then, he has won four more world titles, including the WBA (Super) super-featherweight title twice, WBA (Regular) lightweight title, and WBA (Regular) super-lightweight title, with seven title defenses in total. Davis has notable victories over Léo Santa Cruz, Hugo Ruiz, Liam Walsh, José Pedraza, Ricardo Núñez, Mario Barrios, and Jesús Cuellar. The Southpaw has an exceptional knockout-to-win percentage of 93%, with 26 knockout wins and zero losses via KO.

Despite Davis's impressive boxing credentials, he will face another excellent American boxer Ryan Garcia on April 22nd, 2023. This highly anticipated showdown promises to be an exciting event for boxing fans worldwide. Garcia, who is also undefeated, has a total of 21 wins and the WBC interim lightweight title. The fight between Davis and Garcia is set to take place in California, and it will be interesting to see who emerges victorious in this highly competitive encounter.

One factor that sets Davis apart from other boxers is his exceptional punching power. This ability has been on full display in his past fights, where he has recorded numerous KO wins. Davis has a reach of 67+1⁄2 in (171 cm) and a height of 5 ft 5+1⁄2 in (166 cm), making him a formidable opponent in the ring. As a result, Davis is highly respected and feared by his opponents, making him a force to be reckoned with in the boxing world.

Davis is currently ranked as the second-best active lightweight by BoxRec and the fifth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and The Ring magazine. These rankings further confirm his exceptional talent, and Davis continues to dominate the boxing world with his impressive performances.

On January 7th, 2023, Davis defended his WBA (Regular) lightweight title against Héctor García, winning the fight via 9th round RTD. This victory marked his fifth world title in his professional career, and it has been two months and 24 days since this fight. His most recent fight was on May 28th, 2022 against Rolando Romero, which he also won via a 6th round KO, defending his WBA (Regular) lightweight title.

In conclusion, Gervonta Davis is undoubtedly one of the most talented boxers of his generation, with an impressive record to match. With five world titles and a 28-fight winning streak, Davis has proven time and time again that he is a force to be reckoned with in the ring. His exceptional punching power, skill, and fearlessness have made him a fan favorite in the boxing world, and he continues to dominate his opponents with ease. It's no surprise that Davis is ranked among the best boxers in the world, and his future in the sport looks bright.

Gervonta Davis Fight Record

# Date Age Opponent Result Via
29 Apr 22, 2023 28 Ryan Garcia NA NA
28 Jan 7, 2023 28 Héctor García Win RTD9
27 May 28, 2022 27 Rolando Romero Win KO6
26 Dec 5, 2021 27 Isaac Cruz Win UD
25 Jun 26, 2021 26 Mario Barrios Win TKO11
24 Oct 31, 2020 25 Léo Santa Cruz Win KO6
23 Dec 28, 2019 25 Yuriorkis Gamboa Win TKO12
22 Jul 27, 2019 24 Ricardo Núñez Win TKO2
21 Feb 9, 2019 24 Hugo Ruiz Win TKO1
20 Apr 21, 2018 23 Jesús Cuellar Win TKO3
19 Aug 26, 2017 22 Francisco Fonseca Win KO8
18 May 20, 2017 22 Liam Walsh Win TKO3
17 Jan 14, 2017 22 José Pedraza Win TKO7
16 Jun 3, 2016 21 Mario Antonio Macias Win KO1
15 Apr 1, 2016 21 Guillermo Avila Win TKO6
14 Dec 18, 2015 21 Luis Sanchez Win KO9
13 Oct 30, 2015 20 Cristóbal Cruz Win TKO3
12 Sep 12, 2015 20 Recky Dulay Win TKO1
11 May 22, 2015 20 Alberto Mora Win TKO1
10 Feb 20, 2015 20 Israel Suarez Win KO1
9 Oct 8, 2014 19 Germán Meraz Win UD
8 Aug 1, 2014 19 Hector Lopez Win KO1
7 May 16, 2014 19 Joshua Arocho Win RTD2
6 Dec 14, 2013 19 James Franks Win TKO2
5 Oct 17, 2013 18 Eric Jamar Goodall Win TKO4
4 Jul 20, 2013 18 Rafael Casias Win TKO2
3 Jun 8, 2013 18 Jonathan Gears Win KO1
2 Apr 20, 2013 18 Jacob Ninow Win TKO2
1 Feb 22, 2013 18 Desi Williams Win KO1