Tank Davis Is The Most Talented LW

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by tinman, Jun 23, 2022.

  1. Liquorice

    Liquorice Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 13, 2018
    No, the most naturally talented lightweight is a featherweight in his mid 30s, just because he doesn't have a zero doesn't mean he's not the most talented… None of those guys have the skill of Loma. FACT!
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  2. drenlou

    drenlou Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
  3. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 29, 2018
    Easily yes.

    At present all of Haney, Kambosos,Teo, Loma and Garcia have much better records at present.

    Not going to matter though as PBC as usual will have him fighting low level opposition and try Mark it as the LW Wilder for KOing bums.
  4. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    I wouldn’t say his power bails him out, he just sacrifices rounds and volume to get the ko. All part of his style
  5. Baneofthegame

    Baneofthegame Active Member Full Member

    Aug 19, 2017
    Who has he fought? Didn’t want anything to do with Loma.
  6. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Yeah, that's exactly what George Kambosos was doing against Devin Haney too.;)
  7. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    I wish him and his team has the same level of confidence.

    Unfortunately I think he's just going to continue being a running joke, pretending to be the "other champion" in a division ruled by an undisputed king.
  8. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    Difference is Davis was born with a huge punch and almost always gets the ko. Kambosos just wasn’t trying to win
  9. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Yeah, and how many times have we seen the same scenario? Guys with huge power, going for the KO from the opening bell, hoping to walk someone onto something big, or walk someone down, and they have an opponent that won't follow the script, and they end up taking an L. Lucky for Tank, he always will have PBC to bail him out of those pesky Pitbull Cruz like situations. The reality is, he's terrified to get hit, is a brutally overrated boxer, and lucks out because he has power to bail him out of most sticky situations, it's not part of his strategy. That's a bull**** narrative being pushed by his desperate apologists.
  10. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    Bizarre. It's clearly Loma and it ain't close
  11. Jackman65

    Jackman65 Dat bicep doe. Full Member

    Aug 31, 2019
    He’s a typical protected fighter. Hasn’t progressed in years and I’m not sure he beat Cruiz. Highly overrated and I hope to be proven wrong. Heck I hope to see him fight a top LW. They match him like he’s a prospect and he’s 28.
  12. Reg

    Reg Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 5, 2016
    I thought back then he was too "green" to step up to fight the best.
  13. tinman

    tinman Coming For Trump Full Member

    Feb 25, 2015
    Loma is a learned fighter. Tank relies mostly on raw talent.
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  14. elmaldito

    elmaldito Skillz Full Member

    Jun 11, 2009
    ill bump this if tank grows balls and takes on shakur who will outbox the **** out of tank
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  15. BubblesUK

    BubblesUK Doesn't buy hypejobs Full Member

    May 6, 2021
    Raw talent is only useful in rookie days, getting yourself noticed and getting taken seriously by the kind of promotors you're going to need if you're going to have a great career.

    Once you're no longer an "up-and-coming" fighter and you're very much a fixture in your division/s, it's worthless - at that point what matters is that you're effective and to a lesser extent entertaining to watch.

    Tank's wasting his potential by fighting second rate opposition, his talent got him here but now he needs to man up and create a proper legacy.