“I Got Way More To Beat the Sh*t Out of Tank Than Bivol Had To Beat the Sh*t Out of Canelo” – Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero on Gervonta Davis Fight

Published 05/17/2022, 2:00 PM EDT

The rivalries between pugilists make a contest more interesting. In a similar context, Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero and Gervonta Davis are going to square off in the ring. As the countdown for the fight has begun, the exchange between the pair has become more intense.

Recently, in an interview with ‘The Schmo’, the undefeated lightweight targeted the champion Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis with bold remarks.

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He said, “Well, I mean he has twice as many fights as me. You know, so obviously he’s a more popular fighter… I mean, like we just saw what the hell happened to f**king Canelo. I mean, I’m pretty sure I got way more to beat the sh*t out of Tank than Bivol had to beat the sh*t out of Canelo.”

Notably, in an epic clash between Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol, the Russian registered the biggest upset of the year, stunning audiences worldwide.

According to ‘Rolly,’ he is also going to pull one of the biggest upsets in the lightweight division.

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He is all set to lock horns with ‘Tank’ Davis on May 28 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Earlier, they were most likely to match up on December 5 in Los Angeles, but Romero pulled out of the fight.

Comparison between Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero and Gervonta Davis

The hard hitter Romero is a former WBA interim lightweight champion. The 26-year-old has fought 14 bouts in his career and remains undefeated. He is 173cm tall and has a good reach advantage of 68inch. The Nevada-based boxer has finished 12 out of 14 wins by way of knockout. Whereas the opponent who is standing in his path is Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis. ‘Rolly’ has never met a warrior of the latter’s aura.

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 08: Gervonta Davis weighs in for his WBA Super Featherweight Championship fight against Hugo Ruiz (not pictured) at the The Westin Los Angeles Airport hotel on February 8, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

The 27-year-old is the WBA (Regular) lightweight champion. He is one of the biggest pay-per-view stars in the USA. The southpaw gun has held the WBA (Regular) super lightweight and the IBF super featherweight titles earlier. He has been to 26 fights and won 24 bouts by way of knockout.

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The reigning champion is coming out of one of the toughest battles of his career.

There is no doubt that ‘Tank’ vs ‘Rolly’ will be one of the most entertaining fights for the fans.

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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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