Gervonta Davis has established himself as a knockout artist, collaborating with Floyd Mayweather. Similar to “Money” Mayweather, “Tank” has focused on making the most of his career in a short amount of time.
Davis made his pro debut in 2013 after winning the 2012 Golden Gloves. Davis won the IBF super-featherweight championship in 2017 but lost it the following year after failing to make weight for a match with Francisco Fonseca. Davis won the WBA (Super) super-featherweight title in 2018 before defeating Yuriorkis Gamboa in 2019 to become the WBA (Regular) lightweight champion.
Davis won the WBA (Super) super-featherweight title in October 2020 after knocking out Leo Santa Cruz. Davis won the WBA (Regular) super-lightweight championship after defeating Mario Barrios in a rematch. In December, he defeated Isaac Cruz to regain the WBA (Regular) lightweight championship.
On May 28, Davis will take on Rolando Romero at the Barclays Center in New York. His WBA (Regular) lightweight championship will be on the line.
The Sporting News investigates how Davis came to be so wealthy and important, as well as where he ranks among the world’s wealthiest and most powerful players.
Gervonta Davis’s net worth
Gervonta Davis, an American professional boxer with a net worth of $4 million, is the son of Gervonta “Tank” Davis. Gervonta Davis, better known as Tank Davis, was born in November 1994 in Baltimore, Maryland. He began training at the age of five and is a super featherweight. He has moreover 200 amateur wins and won the National Golden Gloves Championship in 2012. Tank Davis defeated Desi Williams in his professional boxing debut in February 2013. He won the IBF super featherweight title and improved his record to 17-0 by defeating Jose Pedraza in January 2017. In May 2017, Davis defeated Liam Walsh to retain his IBF super featherweight title.
In April of 2018, he defeated Jesus Cuellar for the vacant WBA (Super) super featherweight title. Tank Davis successfully defended his WBA (Super) super featherweight championship by defeating Hugo Ruiz in February 2019 and Richard Nunez in July 2019, improving his record to 22-0 with 21 knockouts. In early 2019, he was ranked as the world’s number two active super featherweight.
The earnings of Gervonta Davis during the course of his career
According to Essentially Sports, Davis earned $1 million in 2019 against Hugo Ruiz after earning $500,000 plus 50% of the pay-per-view share. He earned $1 million from each of Yuriorkis Gamboa and Leo Santa Cruz (55 percent share in the Gamboa fight, 50 percent against Cruz).
“Tank” earned $1 million in his most recent battle with Isaac Cruz. He walked away with half of the pay-per-view revenue.
How much money will Gervonta Davis make if he fights Rolando Romero?
Davis will make a guaranteed total of $2 million versus Romero, according to Total Sportal. Romero is projected to earn around $500,000 as a result of his efforts.
Davis’ Showtime fight with Santa Cruz drew approximately 225,000 viewers. Showtime received 215,000 buys for his fight versus Barrios in 2021. His most recent battle, against Isaac Cruz, is now unknown.
The support of Gervonta Davis
Davis is a big supporter of Under Armour, a sportswear company. Canelo Alvarez, Anthony Joshua, and Muhammad Ali are just a few of the boxers that have worked with Under Armour.
Davis signed the contract in 2017, and to commemorate the occasion, he had a billboard erected in his hometown of Baltimore.
The social media clout of Gervonta Davis
Davis has a Twitter following of 405.7k, a Facebook following of 506k, and an Instagram following of 3.4 million people.
Charities supported by Gervonta Davis
Davis earned the key to the city of Baltimore before his homecoming bout against Ricardo Nunez in 2019. He sent What I Need Family Services 100 fight tickets as a donation. He also made appearances at a Macy’s coat distribution event and at Clothes4Souls.
Rolando Romero vs. Gervonta Davis: How to Watch
Showtime pay-per-view will be available for Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero. Showtime is available to stream on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox One, laptops, and other mobile and tablet devices.
How much does Davis vs. Romero cost on pay-per-view
On pay-per-view, the match will cost $74.99.
PPV.com ($74.99) also has the event available in the United States and Canada.
The Gervonta Davis Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded by Gervonta Davis
Before his battle against Ricardo Nunez, Gervonta Davis was given the key to the city of Baltimore. 100 fight tickets were donated to the charity “What I Need Family Services” by the pugilist.
This is consistent with his goal of assisting children in controlling their aggression and putting their passion for fighting to good use. Many young people may have been inspired to take up the sport after seeing a champion up close.
Gervonta Davis appeared alongside Tammy Rivera Malphurs at a Clothes4Souls and Macy’s coat distribution event in 2019. He said the event meant a lot to him and that helping with the coat distribution was a terrific experience.