Autumn/Fall 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Super Lightweight
18-0-0
25-0-0

Belts on The Line

The Ring Junior Welterweight
WBO World Junior Welterweight
WBC World Super Lightweight
IBF World Junior Welterweight
WBA Super World Super Lightweight
WBA World Super Lightweight

The tape

30
Age
26
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12KO 1MD 12UD 12TKO 7
Form
TKO 11TKO 12TKO 2KO 1TKO 3
18
Wins
25
13
By KO
24
72
KO%
96
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
103
Pro rounds
96

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

-
The Ring
6
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Josh Taylor vs Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis preview

When is Taylor vs Davis?

Josh Taylor could fight Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis in Autumn/Fall 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 18 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 25 wins and 0 draws, with 24 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Davis would have a large advantage in power over Taylor, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Taylor's 72%.

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 7 more professional rounds, 103 to Davis' 96.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis is currently ranked number 6 by the RING in the 140lb division.

Taylor vs Davis form

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

In his last fight, he won against Jose Carlos Ramirez on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

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

He had won against Ryan Martin on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round 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 Mario Barrios on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

Hehad beat 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.

Activity check

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

Josh Taylor last fought 2 months and 14 days ago, while Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis' last outing was 1 month and 10 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 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 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Taylor vs Davis?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Josh Taylor if you fancy the incredible upset.

Josh Taylor vs Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis news

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