“He’s on Top the Food Chain”: Inspired by Curmel Moton’s Work Ethic, the Youtuber Boxer Jarvis Talks About His Sparring Session With Floyd Mayweather and His Prodigy

Published 11/08/2023, 5:00 PM EST

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Boxing is a sport for the legends. Each time a fighter enters the ring, he leaves a mark on the sport. But when a phenomenon like Curmel Moton does the same, he shifts the entire paradigm of the boxing realm. At least that is what he did. When he emerged victorious against Ezequiel Flores in his maiden pro-fight, the world knew what he held in his mettle.

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On the 30th of September, the 17-year-old fighter shook the world with his scathing first-round stoppage. His prowess was so impressive that fighters older than him sought inspiration from him. One of them is the Youtuber-turned-boxer, Jarvis. In a recent revelation, the fighter spoke vividly about his experience from the training sessions he undertook alongside the young Moton.

Curmel Moton leaves inspiring imprints on Jarvis

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In a conversation with the boxing insider portal, Boxing Social, the fighter opened up about how impressed he was with Moton’s dedication to the sport. The two fighters trained at the same gym, Mayweather Boxing Club, and have on multiple occasions been seen sparing each other.

Elaborating about the sessions, Jarvis noted, “You know I’ve sparred him countless times, and he’s just, he’s a different breed honestly. He’s going to be a world champion one day. And yeah, it’s crazy to be a part of that journey and to see him rise going from amateur to now professional.” Moton has amassed an intimidating amateur record of 156-7.

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Jarvis further interpreted the pride he feels when he sees the young boxer in the gym. He detailed how Moton is one of the earliest to arrive at the training sessions, and mostly the last to leave. He said, “Curmel inspires me to you know keep training hard. I see him in the gym, everyday when I get in there. He’ll already be training when I get in there. When I’m done, he’s still training there. He’s got whole different work ethic than anyone I know at that gym.”

Every time a visual of Curmel Moton emerges on the internet, the world is quick to see him in the shadows of his mentor, Floyd Mayweather. ‘Money’ took him under his wings. He prepared him for the big sharks with all the expertise he held at his helm.

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While talking about Floyd Mayweather’s prodigy, Moton, it is inevitable to invoke the acumen of the former. Jarvis could not escape the normative. He elaborated on how he felt when he was allowed to spar with the legend. He passionately opened up about getting to train with someone who has ruled an entire era of boxing history. Jarvis said, “Being in there, you know you see all the levels that there is to boxing. Especially being him, like he’s on top the food chain, it doesn’t get much better than that.” The fighter further noted how Mayweather would lead him into the sessions with the expertise he holds in the sport.

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And umm, you know when I’m in there with him, he was telling me, he was literally telling me what to do, he was telling me what he was going to do, what I had to do,” he added. But an opportunity to spar with Floyd? A dream come true for many. He explained, “And you know it’s a very, feeling really blessed to be able to you know, get in the ring with him and spar with him. Because not many people can say that they done that.”

Jarvis is coming off his highly-watched and celebrated victory over AnEsonGib. The two fought in the high-profile Kingpyn boxing tournament that went down in 3A Arena, Dublin. The tournament saw one of the biggest names in celebrity boxing along with budding fighters of the same background clash. With scores like Curmel Moton and Floyd Mayweather in the same stables, Jarvis’ training is as robust as it can get.

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What do you think of Curmel Moton’s advent in the pro leagues? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Mohammed Shafiulla is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. With a background as a freelance journalist, he has covered a wide array of subjects before finding his niche at ES. Armed with a double major in journalism and literature, he brings a unique and insightful perspective to the sport of Boxing, highlighting its rich history and enduring appeal.
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