Is Floyd Mayweather Stealing Gervonta Davis’ Spotlight?


Is Floyd Mayweather Stealing Gervonta Davis’ Spotlight?

Floyd Mayweather, the retired five-division world champion, continues to spin headlines in the boxing world as a promoter. He had a successful combat career for over 20 years and has seemingly carried that success to his promotional career. His stable has umpteen A-listers, including modern-day superstars like Roland Romero, Gervonta Davis, and many others.

That said, ‘Tank’ Davis appears to be the biggest name of all. The 26-year-old is an unbeaten three-weight world champion, with a KO ratio of 96%. Hence, Davis has rightly sent the combat world into a frenzy, amassing attention from every corner of the world. However, a lot of that fame looks to be shadowed by the ‘TBE’ Floyd Mayweather.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by ESPN Ringside (@espnringside)

While the legendary boxer has constantly promoted Gervonta Davis, he has also remained relevant by sticking beside ‘Tank’ in some of the biggest fights. Hence, Mayweather could have found a good way to cement himself in the news by grabbing a portion of Gervonta Davis’ spotlight. But is it really true?

Read More | VIDEO: Did Floyd Mayweather Admit His Fight with Logan Paul Was Fake?

Gervonta Davis and Floyd Mayweather- The iconic bond

Following his pro debut in 2013, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis came under the Mayweather Promotions in 2015. Hence, the Baltimore native received the biggest fights of the time. These earned him big paydays and relevance. Hence, it can be said that his skills combined with Mayweather’s presence and ‘Money’s’ team helped ‘Tank’ to attain success this early.

From being a corner-side advisor, mentor, to celebration-partner, ‘Money’, who accompanies Davis for his fights, appears to have Davis’ back all the time. Right after Tank’s victories, we also see Mayweather get inside the ring, which sees him attract attention.

Floyd Mayweather is arguably the biggest superstar in the history of boxing. Hence, he doesn’t really need to rely on a youngster’s stardom to tout his own name. Even today, the 44-year-old can bag over $100 million paydays by competing at mere exhibition bouts. That said, it’s bizarre to accuse Floyd Mayweather of trying to seal his own boxers’ glory.

Watch This Story: Top 5 Best Selling PPV Fights of Floyd Mayweather’s Boxing Carrier

Nevertheless, ‘Money’ knows how to grab fame. Be it inside or outside the ring, Floyd Mayweather has always been the center of attraction. Hence, his presence itself demands to be felt. So, the former champion is still a big name and will seemingly remain so in the coming days. And as a promoter, he needs to be by ‘Tank’s’ side throughout.

What do you make of the Floyd Mayweather-Gervonta Davis partnership?

The post Is Floyd Mayweather Stealing Gervonta Davis’ Spotlight? appeared first on EssentiallySports.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Aminat Aigbe

Aminat Aigbe is the first lady of afronaija and a very good blogger ( Original Mrs AfroNaija )

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.