Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Super Lightweight
17-0-0
24-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Super Lightweight Championship
IBF World Junior Welterweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
26
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
69.7"
Reach
68.9"
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

KO 1MD 12UD 12TKO 7UD 12
Form
TKO 12TKO 2KO 1TKO 3KO 8
17
Wins
24
13
By KO
23
76
KO%
96
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
91
Pro rounds
85

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Josh Taylor vs Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis preview

When is Taylor vs Davis?

Josh Taylor could fight Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis in Summer 2021 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Taylor vs Davis stats

Josh Taylor would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Davis would have advantage in power over Taylor, with a 96% knock out percentage over Taylor's 76%.

Josh Taylor is the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Taylor has a height advantage of 4 inches over Davis. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Josh Taylor & Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis fight out of a southpaw stance.

Taylor is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 4 months later than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 91 to Davis' 85.

Taylor vs Davis form

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Before that, he had defeated Ryan Martin on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

He had won against Viktor Postol on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa on 28th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ricardo Nunez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Royal Farms Arena, Maryland.

Going into that contest, he had beat Hugo Ruiz on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Andres Cuellar on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had beat Francisco Fonseca on 26th August 2017 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Taylor has been fighting more than Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis.

Josh Taylor last fought 4 months ago, while Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis' last outing was 1 year and 29 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Davis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Josh Taylor vs Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis news

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