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Gervonta Davis

Boxer Gervanta “Tank” Davis is the IBF Jr. Lightweight World Champion. He was born on November 7, 1994 in Baltimore, MD to mom Kenya Brown and dad Garrin Davis. His parents used drugs and spent time in jail, so he bounced around between foster homes and living with relatives. His eventual success inspired his dad to get sober. Davis’ uncles enrolled him in boxing at age five to keep him out of trouble. He quickly showed aptitude in the ring and began winning USA Boxing Junior Olympic Tournament (Silver Gloves) titles at age 10 in his weight category. In 2012, Davis became the National Golden Gloves Champion by defeating Joseph Rodriguez. At the age of 18, Davis turned pro on February 22, 2013 and beat Desi Williams in his debut matchup. He trains under the guidance of longtime coach Calvin Ford, who inspired the character Cutty on “The Wire.” He signed with Mayweather Promotions, owned by Floyd Mayweather, in 2015.

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Gervonta Davis Accused of Punching Woman In Strip Club Attack

Gervonta Davis
Accused of Punching Woman ... In Strip Club Attack

A woman claims boxing star Gervonta Davis punched her in the head multiple times during an incident at a Dallas strip club ... and now intends to sue Davis for $2 MILLION, TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

Ryan Garcia Says He'll Knock Gervonta Davis Out, If Davis Stops Messing Up

Boxing Star Ryan Garcia
Gervonta Davis, Stop Screwing Up ... So I Can Knock You Out

Gervonta Davis just got called out -- personally and professionally -- by one of the biggest rising stars in sports (and Oscar De La Hoya's prized prospect) who says he'll easily KO Tank ... If… READ MORE >

- 34 days ago
Gervonta Davis Arrested After D.C. Fist Fight

Gervonta Davis
Arrested After D.C. Fist Fight

Boxing star Gervonta Davis -- the reigning WBA super featherweight champ -- was arrested in Washington D.C. early Friday morning after fighting in the street ... TMZ Sports has learned. … READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
T.J. Dillashaw Serious About Gervonta Davis Fight, I'd Love To Beat His Ass!

T.J. Dillashaw
Serious About Gervonta Fight ... I'd Love To Beat His Ass!

T.J. Dillashaw is doubling down on his threats to beat Gervonta Davis' ass in the Octagon ... telling TMZ Sports he REALLY wants to show the boxer "what real fighting is all about!!" T.J. and… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
UFC's T.J. Dillashaw to Gervonta Davis, I'll Beat Your Ass!

UFC's T.J. Dillashaw
To Gervonta Davis ... I'll Beat Your Ass!

Boxing star Gervonta "Tank" Davis says he wants an MMA fight with UFC champ T.J. Dillashaw -- and now T.J.'s responding ... "Bring It!" Tank has been talking about getting into the Octagon for a… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
Adrien Broner Says 'Floyd and 50 Are Bitch Asses, Stop Fighting!'

Adrien Broner
'Floyd and 50 Are Bitch Asses' ... 'Stop Fighting!'

Ever seen a drunk intervention before? Well, that's kinda what happened Monday night ...  Boxing superstars Adrien Broner and Gervonta Davis were leaving Ace of Diamonds in L.A. after… READ MORE >

- 84 days ago
Vasyl Lomachenko Says He'll Fight Gervonta Davis, If ...

Vasyl Lomachenko
Yeah, I'll Fight Gervonta Davis ... But, Here's the Catch

Boxing champ Vasyl Lomachenko tells TMZ Sports ... he's 100% down to fight Gervonta Davis in December when he recovers from shoulder surgery -- but ONLY if Davis comes up to his weight… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Gervonta Davis Breaks Up Strip Club Fist Fight

Gervonta Davis
Breaks Up Fist Fight ... Outside Strip Club!

Boxing champ Gervonta Davis (20-0) played peacemaker in a strip club fist fight ... diving in between punches to separate two guys -- and TMZ Sports has the footage.  It all went down… READ MORE >

- 170 days ago
Gervonta 'Tank' Davis Says He's Gonna 'Take Over Boxing' Before UFC Domination

Gervonta 'Tank' Davis
I'm Gonna 'Take Over Boxing' ... Before UFC Domination

Gervonta "Tank" Davis made it known that he wants to smash on UFC fighters -- but before that, he says he's gotta remind the boxing world why he's known as the "mini Mike Tyson." "I… READ MORE >

- 217 days ago
Gervonta 'Tank' Davis Says He'll Whoop Any UFC Fighter, Just Like Floyd

Gervonta 'Tank' Davis
I'll Whoop Any UFC Guy, Just Like Floyd ... Hit Me Up, Dana!

Floyd Mayweather's protege is gunnin' for the Octagon, too -- and if he gets the chance to cross over, he says he'll beat ANY UFC FIGHTER in his division. Boxing star Gervonta "Tank" Davis -- the… READ MORE >

- 221 days ago
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