Regis Prograis Believes He’ll Simply Defeat Gervonta Davis: “I’ll Whoop Him”

Posted on 03/17/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Gervonta Davis has fluctuated up and down quite a few weight courses whereas snagging world titles alongside the way in which over the previous few years.

In 2019, following a profitable run at 130 kilos, Davis made the transfer 5 kilos north to tackle long-faded former champion, Yuriokis Gamboa, for the vacant WBA 135 pound crown. Davis would go on to brutalize Gamboa, stopping him within the twelfth and ultimate spherical. One 12 months later, Davis moved again right down to the tremendous featherweight division, scoring a sixth-round knockout over Leo Santa Cruz.

To maintain his penchant for shifting via weight courses going, Davis challenged then WBA “Common” titlist Mario Barrios, at 140 kilos. With Davis registering one more stoppage win, the violent knockout artist has settled properly into the light-weight division.

With a win over Isaac Cruz in December of 2021 to defend his secondary title at 135 kilos, Davis is about to return to the ring on Might twenty eighth, towards Rolando “Rolly” Romero. Though Davis is firmly planting his flag within the floor at 135 kilos, Regis Prograis is hoping that he’ll change his thoughts.

Over the higher a part of the previous 12 months, give or take, each Davis and Prograis have hurled verbal tirades at each other. Regardless of the forwards and backwards trash discuss, the previous titlist at 140 kilos is at present focusing most of his efforts on his upcoming showdown towards Tyrone McKenna. The 2 will battle it out this weekend at Obligation Free Tennis Stadium in Dubai.

Nonetheless, even with Prograis concentrating on McKenna, that didn’t cease him from detailing how a showdown between himself and Davis would finally play out.

“I’ll whoop him,” mentioned Prograis throughout an interview with Battle Hub TV. “Too large, too quick, too sturdy. I acquired a chin, I keep lively.”

Along with Prograis vehemently backing himself of their hypothetical matchup, the well-respected former champion doesn’t imagine their contest can be a carefully contested one. Whereas he respects Davis and his pernicious punching energy, Prograis is assured that in the event that they fought, it could primarily be a stroll within the park.

“He’s an enormous puncher, he does have expertise, he’s a southpaw. I feel typically he will be slick however when he will get into battle mode, he’s kinda like the identical individual as me, like he likes to battle. As soon as I get my rhythm, I feel it could in all probability be a fairly comfy battle. He will get hit rather a lot. You may’t get hit an excessive amount of by me.”

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