Gervonta Davis: confused, uninspired or mercenary?

March 11, 2018

GERVONTA DAVIS says he wants to make swap boxing for mixed martial arts.

The former IBF super featherweight world champion has a fight with Jesus Andres Cuellar for the WBA super featherweight title on April 21 before he can make his switch to the UFC.

 Gervonta Davis says he wants to try his hand at mixed martial arts

Gervonta Davis says he wants to try his hand at mixed martial arts
Davis, who has a 19-0 boxing record, took to social media to announced his interest in stepping inside the octagon.

He said: “I think I want to fight in the UFC.”

Davis fights at a weight of 135lbs, in the UFC that would be the bantamweight division where the champion is TJ Dillashaw.

The 23-year-old’s boss and friend Floyd Mayweather has also flirted with the idea of taking on a MMA career recently.

 Davis has a 19-0 boxing record

Davis has a 19-0 boxing record

Floyd Mayweather protégé Gervonta Davis stripped of title after missing weight in Las Vegas

Money Mayweather has even been offered MMA lessons for his potential Conor McGregor rematch by UFC champion Tyron Woodley.

The 35-year-old wrestling and boxing specialist – who has defended the belt three times – said: “I saw him at the Jordan party during NBA All-Star weekend.

“We started chatting about training MMA and we decided let’s connect, let’s hook up in Vegas and do some training and get him ready for MMA.

Floyd Mayweather is one of the best strikers of all-time.

 Tyon Woodley has offered his services to Money Mayweather

Tyon Woodley has offered his services to Money Mayweather

 Conor McGregor wants a rematch with Mayweather under MMA rules

Conor McGregor wants a rematch with Mayweather under MMA rules

Floyd Mayweather asks for the odds on his potential 2018 MMA debut with another video in the Octagon

“How many guys in the UFC that can’t wrestle and can’t grapple, consider themselves a stand-up fighter?

“But they have to stand across one of the greatest strikers ever, they are going to be in a world of smoke.”

The 41-year-old boxing genius re-retired after his one-sided win over the Dublin hero but still looks in phenomenal shape.

  1. And, back in December, Mayweather said he had been offered a “billion-dollar contract” by the UFC – a deal worth around £750m.

SOURCE: thesun.co.uk


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