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Gervonta Davis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

While Floyd Mayweather’s final fight is the headliner, an exciting new crop of boxers will also be on display Saturday night in Las Vegas, led by burgeoning superstar Gervonta “Tank” Davis.

Both of his parents were drug users, and as such, he spent much of his youth living in foster care or with relatives.

After being convicted of racketeering and conspiracy, Ford served 10 years in federal prison, where he learned how to box.

He won the IBF World Junior Lightweight title with a seventh-round TKO of Jose Pedraza in January 2017 and easily defended against Liam Walsh in May:

As Davis was quickly rising the professional ranks, he turned many heads, including that of one of the best boxers of all-time.


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