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Battle Of The Unbeatens: Gervonta Davis, Rolando Romero Putting Their Perfect Records On The Line
By Lem SatterfieldThree-division champion Gervonta Davis and undefeated lightweight prospect Rolando Romero aim to knock each other senseless when they clash for Davis’ WBA 135-pound title on Dec. 5 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. “Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero are both very dangerous and determined fighters with the power in both hands to get you out of there,” said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions. Davis: “Boxing has saved my life”Davis is from a crime-filled section of West Baltimore, Maryland. Davis already was a 130-pound champion in 2018 when he failed to appear for a scheduled sparring session, according to Romero. Everybody come watch me knock [Davis] out on Dec. 5.thewestsidegazette.com
Davis building on star power in title bout with Santa Cruz
Davis wants to become a pay-per-view star, much like his promoter and mentor Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in his prime. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell, File)Gervonta Davis wants to become a pay-per-view star, much like his promoter and mentor Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in his prime. But Mayweather sees a pay-per-view future for Davis, a rising star who has both charisma and power. “You want to be the best you’ve got to beat the best,” Santa Cruz said. “I wanted to be a pay-per-view fighter and now I’m living the dream,” Santa Cruz said.