‘He Back Doing C*ke?’ – Gervonta Davis Hits Out at Oscar De La Hoya

Published 01/02/2021, 5:41 AM EST
BROOKLYN, NY – JULY 29: Gervonta Davis answers questions during a media availability on July 29, 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


Gervonta Davis is the rising superstar of modern-boxing. In no time, he’s ascended to the top thanks to his insane boxing skills. As famous as he is for his slick skills inside the ring, ‘Tank’ is equally renowned for his social media game. Oscar De La Hoya became ‘Tank’s’ latest victim due to his comments ahead of Ryan Garcia’s fight.

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The ‘Golden Boy’ wants ‘Tank’ and Ryan Garcia to fight in 2021. He said, “I love the Tank fight. I think Ryan Garcia walks through the Tank.”

This statement caught Davis’s eye, and he took a wild shot at ‘Golden Boy’. He retweeted the post and wrote, “He back doing c*ke?

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Garcia will confront Luke Campbell on Saturday and if he gets past him, he will directly be in line for the WBC lightweight title shot against Devin Haney. However, boxing enthusiasts are keen on watching Garcia take on the stout challenge of fighting Gervonta Davis.

However, there have been no official talks between their promotions to align this battle in the near future.

Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia, will it happen in 2021?

Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia are the top-two young talents present in modern-boxing. The duo has shown a lot of promise and have the desire to put together a successful run in boxing. But there can only be one between them who would walk down as a contemporary legend.

BALTIMORE, MD – JULY 27: Gervonta Davis punches Ricardo Nunez during the second round of their WBA super featherweight championship fight at Royal Farms Arena on July 27, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Davis is the regular WBA lightweight champion and is undefeated as a professional. He fought last in October 2020 and secured a KO win over Leo Santa Cruz. As of now, he doesn’t have a title fight in the offing.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – OCTOBER 30: Ryan Garcia participates in a media work out at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on October 30, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Sye Williams/Getty Images)

On the flip side, Garcia will take on Devin Haney if he gets past Luke Campbell this Saturday. If he wins and goes up against Haney, it will somewhere be in mid-2021. Post that, if he wins, he might get scheduled to confront his biggest opponent, Gervonta Davis, by year-end.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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