Floyd Mayweather Shuts Off Reporter’s Gervonta Davis “Resigning” Question: “Media Always Asks in Negative Questions So…”

Published 06/21/2022, 12:00 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. addresses the media during the post-fight news conference after his unanimous decision victory against Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The former five-weight division champ, Floyd Mayweather, took a bold stand against the media on the question of whether or not Gervonta Davis would resign with ‘The Money Team’.

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Notably, ahead of the blockbuster showdown between Rolly Romero and ‘Tank’ Davis, things went wrong. Mayweather’s protege, Davis, appeared dissatisfied with the decisions of his promoter. This led to talks that Davis would leave TMT after the completion of his contract.

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Now, when the WBA lightweight champion Davis has fought the last fight and his contract is over with Mayweather Promotions. The question now arises: will Davis resign his contract or leave TMT?

Regarding this, the reporter asked Floyd Mayweather, “Are you going to resign ‘Tank’? Is ‘Tank’ resigning with TMT?”

To which ‘Money’ replied, “I’m not here to talk about ‘Tank’. He’s a hell of a fighter. He’s with us forever. I liked Tank, I loved Tank. He loves me. We have a great relationship and we’re happy, you know we always want to stay positive. You know media always asks in negative questions so we’re not talking about nothing negative. We’re talking about things that’s positive.”

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 01: Gervonta Davis talks with Floyd Mayweather (R) back stage before fighting Guillermo Avila of Mexico (not pictured) in their super featherweights bout at the DC Armory on April 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

 

In the end, he left a message for Davis. He said, “Tank I love you. We talk every day keep with the great work I’m proud of you.”

What’s next for Gervonta Davis?

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After stopping his heated rival, Rolando Romero, in the 6th round with a lethal left hook, Davis has solidified his presence in the lightweight division. He has given no update on his contract with Mayweather Promotions.

Before Davis would gear up for another bout this year, he would certainly give an update on it. Apart from that, Davis has a number of opponents like Ryan Garcia and undisputed lightweight pugilist, Devin Haney, who are eager to take a shot against the knockout machine of the lightweight division.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

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