Floyd Mayweather’s Protege Gervonta Davis Does the Most Unexpected Thing This Year

Published 10/18/2022, 3:00 PM EDT

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Floyd Mayweather’s protege Gervonta Davis recently came off a victory against Rolando Romero extending his undefeated record. Meanwhile, even Ryan Garcia had his 23rd pro boxing win against Javier Fortuna.

Following that, there has been a powerful buzz about a super fight between Davis and Garcia. There has been a lot of back and forth with the contract getting signed, but Davis just did something unexpected which would most probably help the fight get a step closer to its fruition. 


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Gervonta Davis had a FaceTime call with Garcia’s father, Henry Garcia. ‘Tank’ posted a screenshot of the call on his Instagram, while Michael Benson also shared it on Twitter yesterday, stating, “Gervonta Davis on FaceTime with Ryan Garcia’s father Henry Garcia today…”  

Both fighters are at the top of their careers and are ruling the lightweight division. A clash between the two had quickly become the talk of the town as both boxers are undefeated until now.

On the other hand, there have been rumors of a feud between Davis and his promoter Floyd Mayweather, which might delay the fight, or Davis will have to look for another promoter. 

Boxing fans react to Gervonta Davis’ post about the Ryan Garcia fight 

Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis have been strutting their way toward becoming the most sensational boxers of this era. Both have given splendid performances so far, and are counted among the finest fighters today. Fans are eagerly anticipating a contest between them, which is one of the hot topics in the boxing world. 


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Davis shared a collage of him and Garcia 2 weeks ago on his Instagram, and wrote in the caption, “Whisper when you speaking on the great, words will get you spanked..”

Following this, fans cluttered the comments section to share their views about the clash. One fan had immense belief in Davis’ skills and wrote, “My whole life savings on tank.”  

While another fan said, “stop talking and sign the contract I’m sick of hearing you two talk all day everyday and nothing happens.”


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“Easy W for Ryan Garcia,” wrote another fan.

“I love Ryan but he can’t beat the tank.”

“Ryan knocking you out.”


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Boxing spectators are divided as both boxers are formidable in their own way. Only time will tell how this expected clash plays out. Meanwhile, what do you think about Tank’s call with Henry Garcia? Let us know in the comments below. 


Written by:

Shashank Wankhede


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Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments.
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Paras Pande