Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Trainer: After Saturday, Lomachenko Will Know Davis is The Boss!

By Ryan Burton

Former IBF super featherweight champion Gervonta "Tank" Davis (19-0) returns to the ring Saturday night against former featherweight champion Jesus Cuellar (28-2).  The vacant WBA "regular" super featherweight title will be at stake in the Showtime televised bout.

The 23-year-old Davis lost his title on the scale in his last fight which was an eighth round knockout victory over Francisco Fonseca on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor pay-per-view undercard.

The fight against Cuellar takes place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and will be Davis' first fight under the guidance of world class trainer Kevin Cunningham who is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Cunningham has also been training Adrien Broner who faces Jessie Vargas in the main event of the fight card.

davis-lomachenko

Davis' promoter Floyd Mayweather raised eyebrows on April 7th during an interview on Showtime that aired on the Erislandy Lara-Jarrett Hurd broadcast when he said that he spoke to Top Rank President Todd DuBoef about making a fight for Davis against top three pound-for-pound fighter Vasyl Lomachenko should both fighters win their next bouts.

Cunningham is not only confident that his fighter will pick up another world title on April 21st - but do it in dominant fashion.

"Tank’s on weight and ready to go. After Saturday night everyone in the division including Lomachenko will know Gervonta Davis is the boss!" Cunningham told BoxingScene.com.

Lomachenko, who captured world titles in three weight divisions, will attempt to capture his third next month. On May 12th at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Lomachenko will move up to 135-pounds to challenge WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares in an ESPN televised main event. Lomachenko is still the currenter holder of the WBO world title at 130-pounds.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Derranged on 04-18-2018

How are you gonna talk crap about a fighter who your fighter is being protected from?

Comment by baya on 04-18-2018

they're gonna get davis killed.

Comment by Kneegel Puto on 04-18-2018

Lomaputo is getting obliterated and sent back to Ucrain..

Comment by 7not8 on 04-18-2018

[QUOTE=Shontae De'marc;18680669]There was an article on here of another boxer or a rapper (can't remember) that was accusing Tank of boning Mayweather's (possibly underraged?) daughter or niece or some chit.[/QUOTE] Ur right. It was Devin Haney. He spilled the beans…

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 04-17-2018

[QUOTE=7not8;18680284]Is this a joke? I haven't heard anything to that affect.[/QUOTE] There was an article on here of another boxer or a rapper (can't remember) that was accusing Tank of boning Mayweather's (possibly underraged?) daughter or niece or some chit.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (46)
Top Headlines Fielding Plans To Impose His Size, Weight on Canelo Hearn: Jarrett Hurd vs. Kell Brook is Possible if Amir Khan Passes Sadam Ali Eyes Redemption After Cotto Victory, Munguia KO Loss Canelo: Mayweather Should Raise Boxing's Credibility - Face Me! Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart - Face To Face For Rematch Devin Haney vs. Xolisani Ndongeni - Tops ShoBox Tripleheader Photos: Tevin Farmer Putting in Work as Title Defense Nears Photos: Katie Taylor Showing Off Moves For Eva Wahlstrom Photos: Canelo Alvarez, Rocky Fielding Hit Open Workouts Lemieux: Saunders Is A Good Fighter, But He Is Also A Cheater! Jarrell Miller Looks Forward To Possible Face-Off With Joshua Euro News: Braekhus Nears End, Patera Defends, Zeuge Update AIBA Wait For Word From IOC Regarding 2020 Olympic Games Thurman: I'm #1 at 147, I Hope To Show That With KO of Lopez News: Adam Bashanov, Larry Ekundayo, Sena Agbeko, More PBC Have Big Plans For UK Market Through ITV Deal Billy Joe Saunders Will Begin Rebuilding Career on December 22 Alvarez: Kovalev Is Making Excuses; Doesn't Believe In Himself Davis on Pedraza KO vs. Loma's UD: 2 shots vs 43 shots, You Pick Hopkins: Wilder Beat Fury - Will Knock Him Out in Rematch! Joseph Parker Promises No More 'Mr. Nice Guy' With Flores Kautondokwa Does Not Regret Andrade Fight, Will Return Soon Moore: No Surprise if Carl Frampton Stops Josh Warrington Warren, Hearn Trade Words Over December 22 Head To Head Canelo: Moving To 168 Evens Up My Advantages Over Fielding Wilder Explains How Mayweather Hurts His Entire Stable, Boxing Kai Robin Havnaa Headlines Hometown Card on March 2 Hearn: I Think Usyk Returns in April or May, 1 or 2 Before Joshua Tevin Farmer: I'm Looking To Shock The World, Make Statements De La Hoya: Mad Respect For Wilder, Fury - But Joshua is Best! Pacquiao Plans To Sit With Broner, Make Him Turn To God Video: David Lemieux on Facing Canelo, Johnson, Saunders Video: Canleo Talks Golovkin Trilogy, Rocky Fielding, More Shields Opener Draws Peak Audience In Last HBO Boxing Card Photos: Canelo, Rocky Fielding Make Grand Arrivals in NYC Video: Bernard Hopkins Discusses Wilder-Fury, Canelo, More De La Hoya Warns White: 40-50 UFC Fighters Are Calling Me Roach is Critical of Corner Work of Fury's Coach in Wilder Fight Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart - Show Off Moves at Workout Loma-Pedraza Averaged 2,013,000 Viewers; Ranks 2nd In 2018
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement