Rolando Romero has vowed to knockout Gervonta Davis when the pair meet in Brooklyn subsequent month.
Davis (26-0, 24 KOs) defends his WBA ‘common’ light-weight title in opposition to promotional stablemate, Romero (14-0, 12 KOs) in a rearranged showdown on the Barclays Heart on Might 28, dwell on SHOWTIME pay-per-view.
‘Rolly’ is undefeated in his 14 skilled fights, while ‘Tank’ has gained all of his 26 bouts, nevertheless his rival has promised to finish that streak.
“I feel ‘Tank’ is a tremendous fighter, however that is going to be the simplest battle of my profession,” the 26-year-old stated throughout Thursday’s first press conference.
“It’s going to say rather a lot about my legacy once I knock him out. ’Tank’ will get punched rather a lot.
“I feel he’s going to run proper into one thing massive.
“Gervonta Davis is ending up on the canvas knocked out. That’s what I can assure.”
The pair had been scheduled to battle on December 5, however Romero was withdrawn following a sexual assault allegation in opposition to him, with alternative Isaac Cruz losing on a unanimous decision to ‘Tank’.
The investigation into the allegation closed in January with out costs being filed in opposition to Romero and the Las Vegas resident, who stopped Anthony Yigit in his final outing in July, believes he’s being neglected heading into the conflict.
“I’ve at all times been underrated. Might 28, you’re going to see my ring IQ on show.
“He’s the very best fighter at 135 kilos and he’d be the very best if he had been at 130 kilos. It doesn’t matter to me although. I do know what I’m able to.
“I’m already a star in any other case I wouldn’t be on this place proper now. I’m one of many few fighters to get to headline a pay-per-view 14 fights into my profession.
“Everyone is underestimating me. I began boxing at 17 and I obtained my first belt seven years in. I’ve gone in there and beat up everyone. ‘Tank’ is getting knocked out and that’s that.
“Gervonta retains speaking about these abilities he has, however I simply see his face getting swollen up after each battle he has. He simply bullies smaller opponents. He’s not that particular. We’re ending his little reign and he can go retire.”