Gervonta Davis Shares Training Update Soon After Asking ‘Termination Papers’ From Floyd Mayweather

Published 11/24/2022, 11:00 AM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 20: Gervonta Davis of The United States celebrates with Floyd Mayweather following victory against Liam Walsh of England in the IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship match at Copper Box Arena on May 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Gervonta Davis, the undefeated southpaw is in all mood to sensationalize the boxing world. He has already given the indication of taking a big step in his career. Every word coming out of his social media handle seems casual but carries deep meaning. In such a high time, boxing intellectuals would introspect it’s Floyd Mayweather whom Davis is targetting.

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The three-weight class champ is heading toward the biggest fight of his career. As per reports, he will meet the intense longtime rival Ryan Garcia next year. Amid such talks, he took to Twitter on Thursday and stunned Floyd Mayweather and his promotion.

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He asked for termination papers as soon as possible. However, he deleted that tweet later but for the time being it was there on social media, it was enough to create storylines.

A few hours later, he dropped another tweet. He wrote, “I spar tmrw.”

Whom will he spar?. What does sparring mean? Is he talking about leaving Mayweather Promotions? Davis kept all answers to these questions a mystery. Only his next move would reveal what he means by this tweet.

The beef between Floyd Mayweather and Gervonta Davis

Mayweather and Davis developed a very strong fighter and promoter bond. The understanding between the two was visible in the ring whenever Davis stepped inside it. In several fights, Mayweather took himself to the ringside to cheer for his protege.

ORLANDO, FL – OCTOBER 30: World Champion boxer and current promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. laughs with his fighter Gervonta Davis in the locker room during the Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce TV boxing match at The Venue at UCF on October 30, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

But things began to change on the business scale. Before meeting Rolly Romero, Davis for the first time revealed his issues with Mayweather Promotions. But then, the duo might have settled it because, after the fight, Davis did talk about it.

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But again, he raised the same problem with Mayweather. What’s going on behind the curtain is not known. Yet one thing is clear, Davis is not happy with Mayweather’s promotions. He is asking for terminating the contract.

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Why do you think Davis would leave the promotion or will Mayweather come up with a solution that would help him retain Davis? Let us know in the comments below.

 

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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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