Gervonta davis is awaiting a rival to fight in December at 135 pounds, according to Stephen Espinoza, President of Showtime, after he returned the 130 o’clock belt AMB.
“It is one of the divisions that we have in mind, the 135 are the main objective,” he said. Espinoza to ESNEWS. “It is very divided, so it is difficult to make big fights. At the moment we are looking for anyone who wants to accept a deal with us ”.
One of the candidates that looms most strongly is Rolando “Rolly” Romero, who recently dropped his interim belt from the AMB by the agency’s decision and could challenge Tank for the regular championship.
However, according to Espinoza, on Showtime they want to take advantage of the desire you have Davis for returning to the ring before the end of the year, but for now there is no clarity on the future opponent.
“We have to see what is the best fight available,” he said. “Gervonta He definitely wants to come back before the end of the year and we have to take advantage of that momentum ”.
Davis He entered the ring for the last time in 2021 last June when he defeated by knockout Mario Barrios placeholder image on Atlanta, in a fight that was difficult for the American and came from behind to win on the fast track.
Tank faces a difficult decision as he vacated his super featherweight title AMB (130 pounds) and now the body is waiting for its decision to know if it leaves the scepter free in the light (135 pounds) or super light (140 pounds).
Ryan Garcia is a possibility?
During the year, Ryan Garcia launched open challenges to Gervonta davis and he said it’s one of the only fights he wants to do. However, despite the encouragement of both, it is not seen as a possibility for this 2021.
Leonard ellerbe, President of Mayweather Promotions, went on to say that they tried to contact Garcia in March, but Golden Boy Promotions he declined the fight and was told they were exploring other options.
Garcia He went through psychological problems around that time and put his career on hiatus for a few months before announcing his return to the gyms, but he is already training and focused awaiting his next match.
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