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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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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 >

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 >

- 17 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 >

- 74 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 >

- 104 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 >

- 150 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 >

- 155 days ago
Drake Hits 6-Mile Run with Boxer Gervonta Davis

Drake
Hits 6-Mile Run with Boxing Star

Rising boxing phenom Gervonta Davis has a brand new training partner ... Drake! The 22-year-old -- who's fighting in the co-main event at Mayweather, McGregor -- hit a 6-mile run with the 6 God… READ MORE >

- 389 days ago
Mayweather's 'Co-Main Event' Boxer Revealed for McGregor Fight

Mayweather vs. McGregor
'Co-Main Event' Boxer Revealed

Well this just got very interesting ... Floyd Mayweather has officially tapped boxing superstar Gervonta Davis to fight in the "co-main event" at the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight, TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 407 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Threatens 3 Boxers, I'll Beat You All in the Same Night! (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather
Threatens 3 Boxers I'll Beat You All in the Same Night!

Floyd Mayweather went off on 3 boxing brothers in the U.K. on Thursday -- saying he'll beat ALL of their asses in the ring in the same night! Triple-header, anyone?! Floyd was at the news… READ MORE >

- 456 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Confronts Adrien Broner Over Trash Talk, 'You're Trippin!' (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather
Confronts Adrien Broner ... Over Nasty Trash Talk

Floyd Mayweather called out Adrien Broner right to his face Tuesday night about that crazy diss video he made about the champ ... and in a shocking twist, he totally let Broner off the… READ MORE >

- 492 days ago
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