Like many of his boxing contemporaries, Tony Harrison really had no occupational Plan B if fighting for a living didn’t work out. Check that: He had a Plan B, but it wasn’t exactly along the lines of architect, businessman or doctor.
Boxers by their very nature are impatient folks. Whether it’s landing the big punch, securing the big fight or winning all the world titles, they want it all and they want it now. Rau’shee Warren is a bit of an exception.
Most professional boxers will never encounter any greater danger in life than when they stare across the ring at an opponent whose sole desire is to inflict great bodily harm. One exception is Sammy Vasquez Jr.
Gervonta Davis is a three-time national Silver Gloves champion, a 2012 national Golden Gloves champion, an undefeated professional on the verge of his first world title fight and the protégé of one of boxing’s greatest fighters. First and foremost, though, Davis is a survivor.