Devin Haney On Gervonta Davis: “He By no means Gonna Battle No one”

Posted on 09/01/2022

By: Sean Crose

“They ignored the greats,” undisputed light-weight champion of the world Devin Haney tweeted on Thursday. “It is advisable to battle tank,” somebody replied, referring to Gervonta “Tank” Davis. “He by no means gonna battle no person,” Haney retorted aggressively, “he 27 with a Mickey Mouse belt & one of the best particular person on his resume is Pedraza foh…” The game of boxing is commonly lowered to sophomoric Twitter wars, the place fighters of notice interact in on-line battle as an alternative of battling one another within the ring. Davis’ phrases on Thursday, nonetheless, had been telling. The undefeated champion, in any case, isn’t identified for his smack discuss.

Davis, nonetheless, has a repute amongst some in boxing’s fan base of preventing smooth touches, or at greatest, fighters previous their primes. He could have an undefeated document of 27-0 and have the ability of a wrecking ball, however accusations of Davis taking the simple route together with his profession plague the proficient Baltimore native’s repute. On this Davis is much like his mentor, Floyd Mayweather, who himself was typically accused of partaking in a enterprise savvy profession fairly than a very difficult one. Former NBA notable turned broadcaster Mychal Thompson, an unlikely battle critic, took to Twitter to complain about Davis on Thursday afternoon.

“So, Tank Davis ays he’s gonna battle in December, huh?(sic)” he wrote. “I’m prepared to wager it wont be Garcia Haney Loma or Lopez…I say he’s gonna battle 49 12 months previous Juan Manuel Marquez…” Showtime Sports activities honcho Stephen Espinoza, whose community airs Davis’ fights, took exception to the remark. “Three of the 4 fighters you point out have already got fights scheduled in Oct or Dec,: he responded, “making them unavailable to battle Tank in December – and Tank’s workforce is in discussions with the fourth. So precisely what’s Tank doing incorrect proper now? Oh, sorry, you’re simply trolling, huh?”

Haney, who not too long ago bested George Kambosos for the fitting to be referred to as undisputed champion, will quickly be headed to Australia for a rematch with Kambosos he’s extensively anticipated to win. Davis, as beforehand said, final noticed motion in Could, when he stopped Rolando Romero within the sixth spherical of an thrilling affair. Whether or not any of the division’s greatest names will sq. off within the ring any time quickly stays to be seen.

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