Then one of boxing's fastest-rising prospects, Gervonta "Tank" Davis displayed how dangerous of a one-punch knockout threat he is on Spike. Now the youngest American champion in boxing, the 22-year-old defends his 130-lb world title for the second time on Saturday, August 26, in the #MayweatherMcGregor co-main event on Showtime Boxing PPV.
FIGHTER OF THE WEEK: America’s youngest World Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis (18-0, 17 KOs) defends his 130-pound title against Francisco Fonseca on Saturday August, 26, 2017 in the co-main event of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor card on Showtime Boxing PPV.
After some showboating on a knockdown to close out the 5th Round, Gervonta "Tank" Davis got right back to work in the 6th Round with a vicious series of uppercuts, stopping Guillermo Avila in #PBConSpike action. Two fights later, at just 21 years of age, the Baltimore, Md., native would become a world champion, stopping Jose Pedraza to claim the IBF 130-lb crown.
Unbeaten super featherweight world champion Gervonta Davis makes the first defense of his 130-pound title tomorrow in London, England when he faces Britain's Liam Walsh on Showtime Boxing.
This week on PBC Jabs, we catch up Anthony Dirrell, Gervonta Davis tells us how Floyd Mayweather Jr. has influenced his career and we look ahead to several exciting PBC fights slated for the first quarter of 2017.