“I Will Whoop Both of Them”- Regis Prograis Warns Adrien Broner and Gervonta Davis

Published 03/06/2021, 1:18 AM EST


Boxing’s super lightweight talent, Regis Prograis, has been on a commendable run in his professional career so far. Coming off from his maiden loss against Josh Taylor via decision, the 32-year-old made his way back to the win column with a sensational KO over Juan Heraldez. That said, he has seemingly expanded his radar and has set aim on former champion, Adrien Broner, and current WBA lightweight champion, Gervonta Davis.

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Despite having no such fight-talks between them, Prograis opened up on his American contemporaries and didn’t seem intimidated by the thought of facing them. While Gervonta Davis is the looming undefeated KO artist at 135 lbs, Regis Prograis vowed to take him out easily.

In interaction with Sirius XM, ‘Rougarou’ contrasted two of his possible contenders in ‘Problem’ and ‘Tank’. He referred to Adrien Broner as a tougher opponent than Gervonta Davis.

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“Probably Adrien Broner, you know, I mean he is just size-wise, ‘Tank’ is small bro. ‘Tank’ is a very, very little dude. He has skills only, he is hard like that but once you coming up in the bigger weight class. Like somebody like myself. I am big and strong at 140. You know he was 30 or 35 and he is very small bro,” said Prograis.

He added, “Like we fought on the same card last time, I saw him at the weigh-ins, he is tiny, he is a little little dude. So, he is naturally just small, so I think Adrien Broner is just naturally the bigger person. So I think probably Adrien Broner, but I still think I will whoop both of them.”

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What’s next for Regis Prograis?

Boasting a record of 25-1, Prograis will return to action on April 17 against Ivan Redkach. He has already put his hands on several titles but doesn’t have any championships at this stage. While his upcoming fight will also be a non-title contest, a win will help him resurrect his path for a title shot.

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On bagging a win, he can rightfully demand another championship bout, especially when a rematch against Josh Taylor has been on the charts since the original fight.

So, Prograis might not want to take a fight against Davis or Broner right now, but looking at his recent interview, it’s safe to state that he will accept their challenges/challenge them somewhere down the line.

Do you think Regis Prograis can beat Gervonta Davis or Adrien Broner?

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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. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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