Gervonta davis, three times world champion, assured that he has similar things with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and said that the Mexican boxer inspires him.
“I think that’s good,” replied the American in an interview with Fighthype. “That motivates me to do the same. I think several boxers are motivated. But see what he’s doneCanelo) now. When i said that Canelo It’s me at 168, I was talking about boxing skills ”.
Davis is world champion for AMB in three divisions: super feather, light and super light. However, the Association He asked him to vacate one of the belts.
On June 26 of this year, Gervonta went up to super light to challenge Mario Barrios placeholder image. In a fight that was complicated at first, Davis rallied in the final rounds to knock out Neighborhoods in the eleventh round.
Prior to that confrontation, in October 2020, he defeated Leo Santa Cruz by knockout in the sixth episode for the light belt of the AMB.
Canelo’s inspiration towards Gervonta
Now for your clash with Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz will go down to super feather to defend the championship of the AMB next December 6.
“Everyone took it in the worst way, speaking of achievements,” he said. Gervonta davis about the tweet he posted about Canelo. “I was just saying that I have the same skill set as Canelo at 130, 135 and 140 “.
Canelo is me at 168..facts
– Gervonta Davis (@Gervontaa) November 7, 2021
Canelo Alvarez became the 168-pound universal champion on November 6 by knocking out Caleb Plant in 11 rounds.
Now Eddy reynoso, coach and manager of Saul, asked the CMB the right to challenge the cruiserweight champion, Ilunga Makabu,
“I feel like we have similar styles. If not, I feel like I’m a bit more slippery. What he is doing for the sport is great. I think it has motivated a lot of young fighters like me to try to be great. “