|Celebrated Name:||Gervonta Davis|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Gervonta Davis|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 November 1994|
|Birth Place:||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Gervonta Davis Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$3 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Gervonta Davis is an American professional boxer. A world champion, having held the WBA (Regular) lightweight title since 2019 and previously, the IBF super featherweight title in 2017 and the WBA (Super) super featherweight title from 2018 to 2019. As of the month of February in the year 2020, he is ranked as the world’s second-best active super featherweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), as well as he is the third-best active lightweight by BoxRec and tenth by the TBRB. His knockout-to-win ratio stands at 95.5%.
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Early Life & Biography
He has been training at the Upton Boxing Center since he was five years old. He is trained by Calvin Ford, who was the inspiration for the character Dennis “Cutty” Wise on the famous hit channel of HBO television series, The Wire. He had a very successful amateur career of winning many national championships.
In the year 2012, he received National Golden Gloves Championship, with three straight National Silver Gloves Championships from 2006–2008, two National Junior Olympics gold medals, two National Police Athletic League Championships, and two Ringside World Championships, among others. He also finished his illustrious amateur career with a great record of 206–15.
He originally hails from the city of Sand town-Winchester community in West Baltimore, which is also one of the most crime-ridden areas of the city. He also attended Digital Harbor High School in a local magnet school but then afterward dropped out to focus on his career, which he later earned his secondary degree through a GED program.
Gervonta came across his first fight at the age of 18 on February 22, 2013, against Desi Williams, who was a professional record of no wins and four losses, all by stoppage. Their fight took place at the D.C. Armory in the city of Washington on the undercard of the IBF junior welterweight fight between Lamont Peterson and Kendall Holt. He also won the bout via 1st round knockout.
By the month of August in the year 2014, he had recorded for eight wins and no losses, with all wins coming inside the distance. He was taken the six-round distance for the first time in October 2014 against a veteran 28-year-old German Meraz (47–31–1, 25 KOs). He knocked Meraz down in rounds of 3 and 5 and then went on to win a unanimous decision, winning all rounds on the three scorecards (60–52, 60–52, 60–52).
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 7 November 1994, Gervonta Davis is 26 years old as of today’s date 17th January 2021. His height is 1.66m tall, and his weight is 54 kg.
On November 15, in the year 2016, ESPN announced that he would challenge for the IBF super featherweight title against an undefeated guy named José Pedraza (22–0, 12 KOs) on the month January 14, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Showtime. The fight would then take place as an undercard fight to the super middleweight world title unification fight between James Degale and Badou Jack.
The IBF also granted Pedraza to an exception with a fight Davis, as he had a mandatory fight against British boxer Liam Walsh looming. With a priority to the fight being announced, Mayweather Promotions matchmakers tried to make a deal for Davis to fight titleholder, Jason Sosa. He then defeated Pedraza in a seventh-round knockout to win the IBF super featherweight title.
After the fight, he said that he had studied the early career of his mentor, Floyd Mayweather Jr., in order to stay composed. He also said that he had a lot of experience, but he learned how to keep his composure’.
Awards & Achievements
In the month of November in the year 2018, he announced that he would defend his WBA title in February 2019 against the former three-weight world champion Abner Mares (31-3-1, 15 KOs) in Southern California. The fight was first teased by Mayweather through social media in August 2018, with no mention of a date or venue. The fight came across Mares moving up from featherweight, having lost his last fight in June 2018 against Léo Santa Cruz.
When their fight was announced, then there was a lot of talk of Mares that was being ‘thrown to the wolves’ and that he had no real chance against Davis. Mares afterward then came back with a hit at critics explaining that it was his decision to move up in weight and test on himself. On December 14, the fight was then confirmed to take place on February 9, 2019, at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego on Showtime.
Net Worth & Salary of Gervonta Davis in 2021
As of January 2021, Gervonta’s total net worth is calculated to be around $3 million, which came to his brilliant boxing skills. He has participated in various boxing competitions and tournaments, which he won and got awarded with several awards and prize money. He was also sponsored by various brands and also did several endorsement deals.
Gervonta Davis is one of the finest boxers of the world who has won several awards and achievements throughout his lifetime. He has won several prestigious belts such as IBF super featherweight title in 2017 and the WBA (Super) super featherweight title from 2018 to 2019. He received National Golden Gloves Championship, with three straight National Silver Gloves Championships from 2006–2008, two National Junior Olympics gold medals, two National Police Athletic League Championships, and two Ringside World Championships, among others.