Gervonta Davis

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Full Name Gervonta Davis
Age 25 Years Old
Nick Name Tank
Gender Male
Famous As Boxer
Birth Date November 7th, 1994
Birth Place Baltimore, Maryland

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Gervonta Davis is an American professional boxer. He is a two-time super featherweight world champion, having held the WBA (Super) title since 2018, and previously the IBF title in 2017. As of February 2019, Davis is ranked as the world's second-best active super featherweight by The Ring magazine, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and BoxRec. He currently trains at the Upton Boxing Center in downtown Baltimore, Maryland under the guidance of his longtime boxing coach, Calvin Ford.

Gervonta Davis beats Ricardo Nunez to defend WBA super-featherweight title

The American, 24, caught Nunez with a left hook midway through the second round and the Panamanian was stopped on the ropes shortly after. Victory in Davis' hometown of Baltimore ensured the Floyd Mayweather protege remains unbeaten and takes his record to 22 wins with 21 knockouts. Davis said he now wants a unification fight with IBF champion Tevin Farmer. It was a second defense of the WBA title by Davis while Nunez, who was fighting in the US for the first time, saw his record go to 21-3. Davis, signed by Mayweather Promotions in 2015, claimed the WBA belt by stopping Argentina's Jesus Cuellar in April 2018 before making his first defense against Hugo Ruiz in February.

Famous for

  •  American professional boxer.
  • Two-time super featherweight world champion, having held the WBA (Super) title since 2018 and the IBF title in 2017.

Early Life of Gervonta Davis

Gervonta Davis was born on November 7, 1994, in Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S. He holds American nationality with multiracial ethnicity. He was born to his father Garrin Davis and mother Kenya Brown along with his brother Demetris Fenwick and his birth sign is Scorpio. Davis started training at Upton Boxing Center since he was five years old. Davis is trained by Calvin Ford who was the inspiration for the character Dennis "Cutty" Wise on the hit HBO television series, The Wire. Regarding his education, He attended Digital Harbor High School, a local magnet school, but dropped out to focus on his career. He later earned his secondary degree through a GED program.

Body Measurements of Gervonta Davis

How tall is Gervonta Davis?
Famous American Boxer Gervonta Davis has an athletic body and he stands 5ft 5 1/2 in tall with a weight of 59 kg. Additionally, Davis has black hair and black eye color.

Career of Gervonta Davis

  • Davis made his debut at the age of 18 on February 22, 2013, against Desi Williams, Davis won the bout via 1st round knockout
  • On February 20, 2015, at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Davis became the first person to stop Puerto Rico’s Israel Suarez, winning in devastating fashion with a first-round knockout.
  • On May 22, 2015, at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Davis scored a technical knockout against Alberto Mora of Mexico 1 minute, 14 seconds into the fight.
  • On September 12, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Showtime as part of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto undercard, Davis defeated Recky Dulay (8–1, 5 KOs) of the Philippines is only 94 seconds.
  • On April 1, 2016, at the D.C. Armory on Spike TV, Davis defeated Guillermo Avila by knockout in the sixth round.
  • On November 15, 2016, ESPN announced that Davis would challenge for the IBF junior lightweight title against undefeated Jos Pedraza. 
  • Davis defeated Pedraza in a seventh-round knockout to win the IBF junior lightweight title.
  • On May 7, 2017, it was announced Davis would travel to London, England for his first title defense against Liam Walsh who was also ranked number 1 by the IGF. Davis stopped Walsh in the third round to retain his IBF title.
  • On August 10, Ringtv reported that Davis would fight unbeaten prospect Francisco Fonseca who at the time was ranked number 7 by the IBF where Davis won the fight via knockout in round 8
  • With the win, Davis scored his 10th straight knockout victory.
  • On February 21, Davis's likely opponent would be former featherweight champion, Jesus Cuellar.
  • In front of 13,964 in attendance, Davis knocked out Cuellar in round 3. 
  • In November 2018, Davis announced that he would defend his WBA title in February 2019 against former three-weight world champion Abner Mares in Southern California. 
  • On December 14, the fight was confirmed to take place on February 9, 2019, at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego on Showtime.
  • Mares and Davis ultimately did not fight on the scheduled date; instead, Davis faced challenger Hugo Ruiz, knocking him out in the first round after breaking the challenger's nose.
  • Recently, On July 27, 2019, He defeated Ricardo Nunez to defend WBA Suoer-featherweight Title.

Additionally,

  • He has his own record of the undefeated career of 22-0.
  • He has won the 2012 National Golden Gloves Championship, three straight National Silver Gloves Championships from 2006–2008.
  • He has won two National Junior Olympics gold medals, two National Police Athletic League Championships, and two Ringside World Championships.

Personal Life of Gervonta Davis

Is Gervonta Davis married?

Gervonta Davis is unmarried but has a girlfriend Ari Flecther and recently Davis claimed that his girlfriend is pregnant and expecting a baby. 

Besides, On September 19, 2017, an arrest warrant was issued for Davis, who was being accused of first-degree aggravated assault. An amount of $100,000 unsecured bond was posted for Davis' release. Davis was due to appear in court on October 19. The charge was later changed to misdemeanor second-degree assault, which carries a maximum potential sentence of 10 years or a fine of $2,500 or both. At the court, Anthony Wheeler, a childhood friend, complained that Davis punched him on the side of the head with a 'gloved fist'. He then stated he was diagnosed with a concussion in the hospital. The incident took place at the Upton Boxing Center in West Baltimore. On September 14, 2018, Davis was arrested in Washington D.C. According to a police report, he and another man started a fistfight.

Birthday of Gervonta Davis

Professional American Boxer Gervonta Davis celebrates his birthday on the 7th of November.

Net Worth of Gervonta Davis

The American Boxer Gervonta Davis earns a considerable amount of money from his profession. The Net worth of Gervonta Davis is estimated to be around $2.5 Million.