Keyshawn Davis’ Brother Qualifies for Olympics 2024; All You Need to Know Olympic Silver Medalist’s Brother Keon Davis’ Amateur Boxing Record

Published 12/11/2023, 12:23 AM EST

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Keon Davis, the younger brother of Olympic silver medalist boxer Keyshawn Davis, has qualified for the 2024 Olympics. After back-to-back impressive performances at the trials, the 22-year-old qualified for the final match this Saturday.

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Although he was matched up against a tough opponent who came out strong and tried to dominate the contest, Keon, with his patience and quickness passed the test with flying colors. And after his sweet victory, he promised the USA a gold medal at the 2024 Olympics.

Keon Davis is now aiming for the gold medal at the Olympics 2024

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In his final match at the trials, Keon Davis faced Carlos Flowers at Super Welterweight. Flowers had come third at the 2023 USA Boxing Elite National Qualifier and trained under the guidance of Duane Obey at First State Obey Boxing. However, Keon, making excellent use of height and ring IQ, had Flowers in a fix. Eventually, with his tactics, Keon won the contest via a 4-1 decision over Carlos in the ring. Following this victory, the 22-year-old declared he was looking forward to winning the gold medal and surpassing Keyshawn Davis.

At the 2020 Olympics, Keyshawn Davis, who wants Terence Crawford to face Canelo Alvarez, received the silver medal as he lost the final to opponent Andy Cruz. However, Keon stated he would not settle for the silver medal at the Olympics. “I’m not coming to match. I’m coming for the gold medal,” said Keon Davis. In this context, while Keon prepares himself for the gold medal, let’s explore his record in amateur boxing.

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Amateur record of Keon Davis

Keon Davis began his boxing career when he faced Ray Ray Robinson in 2012. In 2015, after winning two fights, Keon lost the USA Junior Olympics Semi-Final match. However, in 2017, after defeating Jalan Walker in the final match, Davis won the USA Junior Olympics. In 2021, after reaching the final, he lost the USA National Championships to Joshua James Pagan. Anyway, apart from the 2024 Olympics trial, Davis has an amateur record of 25 wins and 9 losses.

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In addition, he has a KO rate of 12% in the ring. Hopefully, Davis will maintain his progress and make the USA proud at the 2024 Olympics. What do you have to say about Keon Davis’ boxing? In addition, do you believe that he can win the gold medal as he has promised? Let us know in the comments below.

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