“He Is a Coward”: Rolly Romero Describes Gervonta Davis’ Behavior in the Gym

Published 10/22/2021, 8:18 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 21: Gervonta Davis celebrates after he TKO’s Jesus Cuellar in the third round to win the WBA Super Featherweight Championship bout at Barclays Center on April 21, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)


Lightweight stars- Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero have kicked off the official build-up of their upcoming title fight with absolute heat and agony. They have shown no love for each other and have already been in a heated altercation in the latest presser.

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Three-division champion ‘Tank’ Davis has expressed his superiority over Romero on the mic. But that didn’t stop ‘Rolly’ from pointing out why he is a better fighter.

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Despite having lesser professional experience than Gervonta Davis, ‘Rolly’ believes he can land a massive upset on December 5 at the Staples Center. After a heated media conference, Romero connected with Fight HUB TV and said, “He just fu*** acts tough, that’s all it is. Yeah, he is a fu**** phony. He acts tough. He always acts tough when he is by a group of people. When he is by himself, he is a bi***. He is a coward.”

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“Every time he gets hit in the gym, he f*** jumps out of the ring like a little bi***. And he does that s*** all the time. He is a fu*** bitch, he just acts like he is tough right now. Now, he is trying to say some f***  stupid a** gang s*** and stuff.”

After vanquishing Mario Barrios for the WBA 140 lbs title, Gervonta Davis has returned to 135 lbs. The lightweight division has a lot to offer to ‘Tank’. And Romero might not be the best one. However, the intriguing matchup can be a standard benchmark in both men’s careers.

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Davis became a three-division champion after his latest win against Barrios on June 26. He came across several potential blockbusters, but Floyd Mayweather had different plans on his mind. He claimed he would give ‘Tank’ only in ‘in-house’ fights, curbing the idea of several ideal matchups.

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As for the ‘in-house’ statement, Rolando Romero, from the Mayweather Promotions, has been a top-level lightweight fighter. The 14-0 boxer knocked out Anthony Yigit in July to become the WBA Interim lightweight champion. As he will now mandate his championship shot, ‘Rolly’ has a massive opportunity of becoming a superstar ahead.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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