Gervonta davis sent a warning to Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz and assured that he will have to respond in the first round or the fight will end quickly.
“If they have seen my fights they know that if they cannot respond quickly, they will not be in the ring for long,” said the US champion in a conversation with various media outlets. “I can’t say this right now, but we’ll see the day of the fight.”
Davis commented that he has been analyzing the qualities of the Mexican challenger for some time, even before he came to the relief of Rolly Romero. The latter was originally the challenger, but due to allegations of sexual assault against some women he was removed from the role.
“I think I have been seeing Isaac Cruz, even before they put him as an official challenger ”, said the monarch of the AMB Lightweight. “My job is to adapt according to the fighter they put in front of me. I started to study him more thoroughly since his name came out instead of Rolly“.
Gervonta He also spoke about what could happen above the ring and said that if he connects quickly, it will be a night that could be over sooner than many expect.
“It only takes a second, well not literally, but it can be fast,” he said. “Once he starts making contact in the first round, if I hit him, he’s going to have a lot of trouble. For many fighters their first round is the best, but if they start to suffer with me, it is the end of the fight.
Fight between Gervonta Davis and Pitbull Cruz
Davis He will face his ninth Mexican rival with all the statistics in his favor. He has knocked out eight of the nine, including the world champion Leo Santa Cruz and Hugo “Cuatito” Ruíz.
For its part, Isaac he will arrive without losing a fight in the last six years. Cruz defeated Jose Matías Romero and Francisco “Bandido” Vargas by decision in 2021, but he has only had one knockout in his last five fights.
Davis and cross will star on the billboard this Sunday in the Staples Center, where they will also be Sebastian Fundora vs Sergio garcia and Sergiy Derevyanchenko vs Carlos Adames.