Gervonta Davis is currently one of the biggest names in the boxing world. The American has held world championships at three different weight classes. Davis is ranked the world’s fourth-best active super lightweight by BoxRec and ESPN.
Davis made his professional boxing debut in 2013 and won six consecutive fights in the same year. The young boxer kept on rising to new heights and finally joined the Mayweather Promotions in the year 2015.
Since getting signed by the promotion, Davis had shown a great rise in his performance and has overall amplified his skill set. This is the time he went under the guidance of the legendary Floyd Mayweather. Under Mayweather, Davis has made the best out of the opportunity by determination and sheer hard work.
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The move to Mayweather Promotions turned out to be a pretty good deal for the fighter. As he is earning millions from his professional appearances selected by the promotion. Other than that, being able to train and be under Floyd Mayweather is a dream for many boxers.
Mayweather doesn’t lose any chance to promote Davis and always speaks volumes about his potential and boxing craft inside the ring. Davis also got the much-required assistant from Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions. Most of the business-related plans and decisions regarding Davis’ career are done by Ellerbe. As of now in 2021, Davis is one of the biggest stars for the organization
Davis had always shown his respect and affection towards Mayweather. It will be an understatement to say, the ‘ Tank‘ idolizes Mayweather and has set his goals accordingly to achieve similar success as Mayweather in the future. Both Davis and Mayweather have a great relationship and they never fell short to speak highly about each other.
According to Davis, he is always grateful for Mayweather and the promotion for helping him out when he was young and was in the initial phase of his career. In his early time in the promotion, David didn’t know Mayweather and was always shy about everything. That was when Mayweather helped him to get comfortable. Davis describes the relationship between him and Floyd as a great father and son relation which is growing stronger day by day.