Gervonta Davis Gives Back to the Community on Thanksgiving Day as He Prepares for His Next Fight

Published 11/24/2021, 5:30 AM EST


‘Tank’ Davis is currently training to take on Isaac Cruz on December 5. The pair will fight each other at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Before his fight, Gervonta Davis is giving back to the community. On Thanksgiving Day, the unbeaten five-time world champion, Gervonta Davis, presented Turkeys and other food rations to his community.

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Mayweather Promotions posted a video to their Twitter handle as Davis handed out Turkeys ahead of thanksgiving. They captioned the tweet, “Thanksgiving and holidays were never really big for me growing up. Now I have a family of my own and the holidays mean so much more.”

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Gervonta Davis held a ‘Turkey Giveaway’ as ‘Tank’ along with Mayweather Promotions gave out around 150 turkeys, gift cards, and more to the residents of Las Vegas. One of the women who came up to the window to receive the food said, “Ayy man you better knock him out.”

This brought a big smile to the champ’s face and is what the festival of Thanksgiving is all about.

Davis is thankful for all the blessings he has got in life through his prolific boxing career and gave many other people reasons to be thankful for his generous contributions.

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Gervonta Davis compares himself to Canelo Alvarez

Gervonta Davis reiterated his admiration for the pound-for-pound king Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Davis has always stated that he stops whatever he is doing to watch Canelo fight. It was no different during Canelo’s last fight against Caleb Plant. After Saul beat ‘Sweethands‘, Davis said, “Canelo is me at 168.. facts” 

 

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‘Tank’ also appeared on ‘The Last Stand Podcast’ hosted by Brian Custer and spoke about the similarities between himself and Canelo.

“The things that I see him do in a fight, that’s the things I do too,” said Davis. “I feel as though we have similar fighting styles. Once he feels like he got you hurt, he’s getting you out of there. What you see with me? If I feel like I got you hurt, I’m getting you out of there.”

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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