Keyshawn Davis Shares Intriguing Details About His 1 AM Call With Floyd Mayweather as He Opens Up on Their “Genuine” Relationship

Published 01/25/2024, 6:00 AM EST

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Keyshawn Davis, with a record of 9-0 and 6 KOs, finds himself in the esteemed company of Floyd Mayweather. Acknowledged as one of the best fighters in modern history, Mayweather has recognized Davis’s potential and skills on many occasions. However, the young boxer still has a long journey ahead before contending for a world title.

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Davis’ humility shines through, as he appreciates the guidance and support offered by those, including Mayweather, who are willing to contribute to his growth. Even with just a handful of fights under his belt, Davis is capturing the attention of legendary figures in the sport. Not so long ago, he revealed details about his wholesome relationship with Mayweather.

Keyshawn Davis holds Floyd Mayweather in high regard

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In an interview with FightHype.com, Keyshawn Davis went on to call his relationship with Floyd Mayweather one of the closest ones ever. He considers Mayweather as his mentor, and not solely in boxing. Furthermore, waxing lyrical about Mayweather, he stated, “So like genuine, like he going to tell you what it is, you know what I mean. He’s not going to beat around a bush and that’s the type of n*** I am y’all know that, you know what I’m saying.

Moreover, he shared the details of an incident when both of them hopped on a call at around 1 AM in the morning. He stated, “One time this man called me. We on the phone for like 2 hours, like 1:00 in the morning. Talk about business like them phone calls, if we can talk about anything we gotta talk about boxing at 1:00 in the morning, you know what I’m saying. So yeah Floyd’s a real n*** bro and he takes his time out to take care of the people that he respect, you know what I’m saying.”

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But Davis was caught off guard when he got to know that Mayweather doesn’t only keep track of him, but his brothers as well. This impressed Keyshawn Davis a lot.

Davis was surprised when Mayweather talked about his brothers

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At the beginning of the conversation about ‘Money’, Keyshawn Davis started off by mentioning that Mayweather keeps tabs on not only him but even his brothers. The three brothers, Keyshawn Davis, Kelvin Davis and Keon Davis, have dedicated their lives to the ‘sweet science’. Davis and his brothers, collectively known as DB3 (Davis Brothers 3), form a formidable force in the boxing arena.

Even his younger brother Keon is walking on a similar path, aspiring to make a mark in the Olympics and then turn professional. Davis surprisingly said, “Floyd f**k with DB3, not gonna lie to you, he came up to me and asked about me first. And he was like, ‘Yeah I see your two brothers going crazy too. Ain’t your younger one wants to go to the Olympics? Like what’s his name, Keon? Like your other ones signed with you with Top Rank too.’ Like he he love us as a group.

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All things point toward Mayweather’s genuine interest in witnessing Keyshawn Davis and his brothers’ careers grow by leaps and bounds. With that being said, it remains to be seen how far Keshawn Davis will go in his boxing career under the guidance of the boxing legend. Nonetheless, what do you think of the relationship between Keshawn Davis and Floyd Mayweather? Let us know in the comments section.

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Chirag Radhyan

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My passion for sweet science began at the tender age of 12, a gift from my father who introduced me to the legendary persona of Muhammad Ali. In my heart, 'The Rumble in the Jungle' still remains to be the pinnacle of sporting history. Over the years, my fervor for boxing remained intact, although life's commitments sometimes deviated me from being a hardcore fan of the sport.
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