Gervonta Davis

Gervonta Davis is known as an American professional boxer. He is most famous for being the featherweight world champion.

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Background and Age

Gervonta Davis was born on November 7, 1994 in Baltimore, Maryland. When Gervonta Davis was five years of age, he was engaged with a local fight. To keep him from going down a negative way, his uncles James Walker and Edwin Hanks carried him to Upton Boxing Gym in Baltimore, Maryland. Davis was given the nickname "Tank" by one of his mentors since his head was larger than usual in contrast with his body and the moniker stuck. The moniker was ideal for the youthful contender, as he built up his boxing aptitudes smashing his rivals. At the point when Davis saw children enclosing the ring, he wound up intrigued by the game. Qaadir Gurley, a fighter at the exercise center, saw Davis had the ability at an early age, and recommended that Davis train with his father, Calvin Ford.

Career and Net Worth

Davis met Floyd Mayweather during one of Adrien Broner's training camps in the mid year of 2015. Soon thereafter, he proceeded to sign with Mayweather Promotions, where he started to take his career higher than ever. Davis had his first title chance against the-then IBF champion, Jose Pedraza, bringing about a resentful win and technical knockout of year over the Puerto Rican warrior before a record breaking crowd on the Jack versus DeGale undercard at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. From that point forward, Davis has battled in four back to back title sessions. The latest of those triumphs occurred on February 9, 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA where Davis guarded his WBA title against Hugo Ruiz acquiring Davis a first round knockout triumph.

In July 2019, Davis made a breathtaking come back to his home city by beating hard-hitting Ricardo Nunez by means of second-round TKO to set off a wild festival inside Royal Farms Arena. The triumph denoted the first time a local of the Charm City had come back to Baltimore to defend a world title since featherweight champion Harry Jeffra crushed Spider Armstrong in 1940. The touchy audience reaction inside the 12,000-situate field may have additionally persuaded promoters to carry more boxing matches to Baltimore.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

Gervonta Davis is currently dating Ari Fletcher who is rapper G Herbo's child's mom. They duo love to remain in some drama. In March 2019, they claimed they were pregnant and Gervonta's daughter's mother Dretta Starr has been showing anger on her social media feed towards Davis. Gervonta Davis and his sweetheart Ari Fletcher had been seeing each for just two months before they started talking about Ari being pregnant.

Weeks prior to the pregnancy announcement, there were whispers that the two had broken up. Not long after, they affirmed they were still attached together by posting up on IG Live a video of them hugging.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 7 Nov, 1994
Age: 25 yrs
Occupations: Boxer
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Baltimore
Gender: Male
Description: American Boxer from Baltimore, MD
Net Worth 2021: 4 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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