Gervonta Davis is expected to offer a “chess match” in a possible fight against Vasyl Lomachenko

Three Division World Champion Gervonta Davis returned to the 135 lbs unit in his last outing against Isaac Cruz, which didn’t go down very well for him. Though Davis outmaneuvered his opponent, he was unable to score a stoppage, ending his 16-fight KO streak in one go. Well, ‘Tank’ might stay in the lightweight division for a while and can generate some of the best matchups.


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Exactly, Davis is seemingly looking for a pay-per-view opponent who will help him land a huge payday. The lightweight division is already thriving with top contenders and Davis can host countless blockbuster matchups from within the slot. That said, former champion Vasyl Lomachenko seems to have caught the attention of Team Davis. Gervonta Davis’ trainer reached out to ES News and shared his thoughts on Tank’s potential in a clash with ‘The Matrix’.


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Davis’ coach Calvin Ford said: “We are waiting for that fight [with Lomachenk]. It’s going to be a chess match

“I don’t know if Loma will take the risk he will with Tank, but that’s a mega fight, to tell you the truth.”

“It’s a fight people have been waiting for. i don’t know what he is [Lomachenko] next fight is. But 2022 will be a very interesting year for all of them, to tell you the truth, because they have to fight each other.” (H/T: –


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Gervonta Davis and Vasyl Lomachenko are currently driving on different tracks. While Tank’s team doesn’t mind seeing their child prodigy Lomachenko, the Ukrainian star seems to have other plans on his mind. According to reports, Top Rank chief Bob Arum is trying to stage a fight between Lomachenko and lightweight titlist George Kambosos Jr. in Australia. So Davis can sit back until then.

Gervonta Davis can slide in at any time

WBA (Regular) 135 lbs Champion Gervonta Davis is an elite level knockout performer who has put nearly all of his opponents to sleep. However, he hasn’t encountered the best fighters in the lightweight division, which we may finally see happen in 2022. Tank’s physical frame suits him very well in the 135 lbs division.


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While he also has a word title there, we can see him going up against the mandatory contenders.

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Meanwhile, Davis can also choose to unite the belts with the other champions such as George Kambosos Jr. or Devin Haney. So he is in a comfortable position to move at will and host some big fights this year.

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