Gervonta Davis’ Career Earnings (December 2021): Does He Make More Than Garcia and Haney? 

Published 12/03/2021, 5:25 PM EST
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 01: Gervonta Davis celebrates after knocking out and defeating 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)

Gervonta Davis is now all set to head into battle with Mexican lightweight contender Isaac Cruz on December 5. At 27, ‘Tank’ is already an upcoming pay-per-view star in the contemporary boxing landscape. Under Floyd Mayweather’s wing, the three-time world champion has managed to pick the right fights at the right time.

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Gervonta Davis is now stepping into his 26th professional boxing bout with 25 straight wins. ‘Tank’ remains undefeated, and has managed to end 24 fights by way of knockout. ‘Tank’ Davis is currently ranked #8 at lightweight and #1 in the junior lightweight standings, as per the Transnational Boxing Rankings.

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On a recent ‘Full Send Podcast’ episode, Gervonta Davis spoke at length about his long-term goals and his future in the sport.

“It’s not even just being a champion no more. I want to be a star where my star power leads to something else, just not boxing. I just don’t want to be a boxer, I want to be more than a boxer, I want to be like a star, like not just a boxing star, that leads to something else, I don’t want my journey to stop at being a boxer.”

“That’s not my journey, I want to branch out and do other stuff. Own other things, probably a movie star, anything just..,” said Davis.

Clearly, Davis wants to expand his presence and make a name for himself in other domains. Speaking about his plans, he revealed he wants to become a much bigger star, even outside the four corners of a boxing ring.

As he heads into battle with Isaac Cruz, here’s a detailed account of Davis’ net worth in December 2021 and more-

Gervonta Davis’ Combined Boxing Earnings

Being under Floyd Mayweather’s wing has literally paid off huge dividends for ‘Tank’ Davis in the past couple of years. Starting with a $75,000 payout in his first IBF super featherweight world title clash against Jose Pedraza, Gervonta Davis is now earning big at the young age of 27.

After dominating three weight classes, not only is ‘Tank’ a force to be reckoned with, he is also one of the most lucrative fighters in the sport at the moment.

YearOpponentGuaranteed PayoutPPV Share
2017Jose Pedraza$75,00040%
2017Liam Walsh$100,00050%
2017Fransisco Fonesca$600,00055%
2018Esus Cuellar$400,00050%
2019Hugo Ruiz$500,00050%
2019Ricardo Nunez$750,00060%
2019Yuriorkis Gamboa$1 million55%
2020Leo Santa Cruz$1 million50%

Comparing Gervonta Davis’ Boxing Earnings With Ryan Garcia and Devin Haney

With Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather by his side at all times, Gervonta Davis’ net worth, as of December 2021, reportedly stands tall somewhere between the $4 million$6 million range.

How does his net worth compare to two other lucrative fighters in the lightweight division?

In comparison to two other lightweight hotshots, Ryan Garcia and Devin Haney, Gervonta Davis seems to fall short. Even though he has been fairly inactive for the past year, Garcia’s net worth in 2021 is reportedly around the $10 million mark. On the other hand, Devin Haney is worth around $5 million.

How Much Did Gervonta Davis Earn From the Mario Barrios Fight?

Gervonta Davis fought Mario Barrios for the WBA super lightweight world title in June 2021. While Barrios put up an unusually tough challenge, Davis still managed to stop him in round 11 by way of TKO.

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As per the purses revealed by the California State Athletic Commission for the Showtime card, Gervonta made a guaranteed $1 million for this bout.

Gervonta Davis Endorsements

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While not much is known about his other endorsement deals, Gervonta Davis endorses the sports clothing brand, Under Armour.

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Sanjit Misra

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Sanjit Misra is a boxing author at EssentiallySports. Sanjit fused his passion for writing with his love for jabs, hooks, and uppercuts and entered the realm of boxing journalism. The elegance, the sweet science, and the finesse of hand-to-hand combat was what initially drew him into the world of boxing.

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