I think Gervonta Davis is the most naturally gifted lower weight fighter

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by tinman, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 25, 2015
    Let's call lower weight 140 and below. The best fighter p4p in those weights IMO is Lomachenko. Other top notch guys are Inoue, Estrada, Sor Rungvisai, Garcia, Donaire.

    But Davis is the most naturally gifted lower weight fighter in the world. He has that explosion and trigger that you cannot teach. Dude has talent coming out of his ears.

    It's too bad that Mayweather is ruining his career. And basically ducking all the top guys in their prime like Mayweather did.

    The one thing Mayweather should be teaching him is work ethic. That is something Mayweather was never short on. Davis likes to show up overweight and slack on training.

    Somebody has to get this kid in there and teach him the fundamentals of boxing and professionalism. If he ever gets those down pat watch out.
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  2. Tyson Fury Goat

    Tyson Fury Goat Boxing Addict banned Full Member

    Apr 21, 2017
  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    So does Inoue
    And Inoue throws every punch quicker
  4. Pimp C

    Pimp C Free The Guys! F 12 & Goofies Stay Dangerous! Full Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    PBF ducking people his prime is myth. Most of his prime was spent with Top rank who told him who to fight, his best weight class was 130 FFS.:deal: He didn't break away from Top Rank until he was at 147 and almost 30 years old and had close to 40 fights.

    I like Davis he was supposed to fight Abner Mares but I don't know what happened to that fight.
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  5. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

    Mar 5, 2012
    when i see Davis I think Broner
  6. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator banned Full Member

    Jul 21, 2017
    Mares suffered a detached retina.

    And a fighter decides ultimately who he is willing to fight, not the promoter.

    With Floyd's comments before the Pacquiao fight about Ali fighting guys he shouldn't have fought, advising Ward/Canelo not to fight Kovalev/Golovkin, and him telling the media that he's not letting Davis fight Lomachenko, you can bet your ass that Floyd was ducking and dodging and cherrypicking his way throughout his career.
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  7. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

    Jun 21, 2015
    I prefer inoue. What inoue has, cannot be trained. God gives it to you, or He doesnt. No other choice. This soab is born to fight, born to ko.
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  8. Alo2006

    Alo2006 R.I.P Sean Taylor Full Member

    Jun 28, 2006
    Mayweather ducked who in his prime? This is usually said by somebody hearing someone else saying it. I need names of who he ducked. I want to know if u know ur boxing history, or u just quoting other people.
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  9. Alo2006

    Alo2006 R.I.P Sean Taylor Full Member

    Jun 28, 2006
    Ok, prove what u are saying then. Let's go down the time line of who Mayweather ducked? Especially his prime years which was mostly under Pretty boy Floyd version.
  10. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 25, 2015
    Inoue is very precise but not as quick or explosive as Davis.
  11. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 16, 2017
    Mate, Loma is the mosr naturally gifted boxer of the 21st century along with Floyd.
  12. Lazar

    Lazar Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 3, 2016
    I think Teofimo Lopez might be more explosive.

    Loma schools them all with his skill level however.
  13. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 1, 2010
    Haha Loma is going to school these guys
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  14. LANCE99

    LANCE99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    Lets wait until he steps up before we anoint anything on to him. The guy's immensely talented, that's for certain.
  15. vargasfan1985

    vargasfan1985 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 8, 2008
    Proof that ESB posters are brain dead
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