WATCH: Gervonta Davis Puts in Exemplary Efforts in Preparations For Mario Barrios

Published 06/02/2021, 2:30 PM CDT
BALTIMORE, MD – JULY 27: Gervonta Davis punches Ricardo Nunez during the second round of their WBA super featherweight championship fight at Royal Farms Arena on July 27, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)


On June 26, the undefeated young gun, Gervonta Davis, will go toe to toe against Mario Barrios. The pair will lock horns for the WBA super-lightweight title and this will mark Davis’ first fight at the stacked 140-pound weight class. That said, ‘Tank’ knows the responsibility and hype this fight carries and he’s ready to give it his all in the biggest fight of his life.

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Recently, ES News released a training video of Davis, wherein he’s seen pushing boundaries with his grilling and extensive training regimes. Davis wants to fetch the WBA belt at the super-lightweight picture and for that, he seems ready to vanquish any and every opponent of his way.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 20: Gervonta Davis of The United States celebrates following his fight with Liam Walsh of England in the IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship match at Copper Box Arena on May 20, 2017, in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Until now, ‘Tank’ has transitioned from featherweight to the lightweight roster. But this time he’s all set to escalate his boxing stint by moving to the 140-pound landscape.

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In his last fight, Davis faced Leo Santa Cruz. In this fight, he gave a hammering to the former, defeating him via KO in round 6. With this win, Maryland native solidified his spot as the ultimate king in the next-gen of boxing.

Also, with that win, Davis improved his decorated boxing record to 24 wins. Moreover, a whopping 23 of his wins have arrived via T/KO and this itself is proof of his slick knockout skills.

The 26-year-old will look forward to continuing the momentum in his 12-round war against Mario Barrios. Because this fight is full of rewards and a promising future for Davis.

Is Gervonta Davis on the verge of bagging another thrilling T/KO win?

Gervonta Davis ranks among the best young boxing talents in the dynamic boxing world. He is a sheer oppressor who keeps his opponents on the toes and staggers them with solid strikes.

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Citing his approach until now, it’s safe to admit that Davis will employ the skills of his life to attain another thunderous T/KO win.

If Davis somehow claims a win in this rugged battle, needless to say, he will line himself up for even bigger fights in the future. It’ll be interesting to see how he fares on June 26th.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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