Teaming up with Floyd Mayweather, Gervonta Davis has made himself known as a knockout artist. “Tank” has also looked into making the most out of his career in just a short period of time, just like “Money” Mayweather.
A 2012 Golden Gloves champion, Davis made his pro debut in 2013. Winning the IBF super-featherweight title in 2017, Davis lost the title that year after missing weight for a fight against Francisco Fonseca. In 2018, Davis won the WBA (Super) super-featherweight title and then became WBA (Regular) lightweight champion against Yuriorkis Gamboa in 2019.
Against Leo Santa Cruz in October 2020, Davis won via knockout to win the WBA (Super) super-featherweight title. Moving divisions again, Davis beat Mario Barrios to win the WBA (Regular) super-lightweight title. His last fight was in December, beating Isaac Cruz to retain the WBA (Regular) lightweight title.
Davis is expected to face Rolando Romero on May 28 from inside the Barclays Center in New York. On the line will be his WBA (Regular) lightweight title.
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The Sporting News looks into how Davis has accumulated his fortune and where the young boxer stands among the wealthiest and most influential athletes in the world.
Gervonta Davis’ net worth: How much does Davis make?
Per Celebrity Net Worth, Davis’ worth in 2021 was around $4 million.
Comparing him to some of boxing’s young stars and all-time greats, Ryan Garcia has a net worth of around $10 million. In 2021, Canelo Alvarez had a net worth of about $140 million. Errol Spence Jr. has a net worth of around $7-$8 million.
Gervonta Davis’ career earnings
Against Hugo Ruiz in 2019, Davis made $500,000 plus 50% of the pay-per-view share, totaling $1 million, per Essentially Sports. Against Yuriorkis Gamboa and Leo Santa Cruz, he made $1 million each (55% share in the Gamboa fight, 50% against Cruz).
In his last fight against Isaac Cruz, “Tank” also earned $1 million. He took home 50% of the pay-per-view share.
Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero fight purse: How much will Gervonta Davis make?
Per Total Sportal, Davis will be making a guaranteed total of about $2 million against Romero. Romero is expected to make about $500,000.
Against Santa Cruz, Davis’ fight on Showtime had about 225,000 buys. In his fight against Barrios in 2021, Showtime pulled in 215,000 buys. It is currently unknown how his last fight against Isaac Cruz did.
Gervonta Davis’ endorsements
One of Davis’ main endorsements is the clothing brand Under Armour. Under Armour has had a working relationship with boxers like Canelo Alvarez, Anthony Joshua, and Muhammad Ali.
Davis signed the deal in 2017 and had a billboard erected in his hometown of Baltimore to celebrate the occasion.
Gervonta Davis’ social media influence
Davis has over 405.7k followers on Twitter, 506k followers on Facebook and 3.4 million followers on Instagram.
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Gervonta Davis charities
Before his homecoming 2019 fight against Ricardo Nunez, Davis received the key to the City of Baltimore. He donated 100 fight tickets to the What I Need Family Services charity. He also made appearances at Clothes4Souls and a Macy’s coat distribution event.
When is Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero?
- Date: Saturday, May 28
- Main card: 9 p.m. ET
- Main event: 11:30 p.m. ET (approximately)
Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero will face off against one another on May 28. The main event should begin around 11:30 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero
Fans can watch Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero via Showtime pay-per-view. You can stream on Showtime via Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox ONE, your laptop, and any mobile or tablet device.
Davis vs. Romero PPV price: How much does the fight cost?
The fight will cost $74.99 on pay-per-view.
You can also order the event in the U.S. and Canada via iNDEMAND: PPV.com ($74.99).
Davis vs. Romero fight card
- Gervonta Davis (c) vs. Rolando Romero for the WBA (Regular) lightweight title
- Erislandy Lara (c) vs.Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan for the WBA (Regular) middleweight title
- Jesus Ramos vs. Luke Santamaria; super-welterweights
- Eudardo Ramirez vs. Luis Melendez; super-featherweights