Tri-weight world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis will be in action Sunday against challenger Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz of Mexico for the WBA Lightweight Title, and this fight will further fatten the defending champion’s bank account.
Davis is one of the biggest stars in the lightweight division, with an impressive 25-0 record with 24 of those victories by KO for a KO percentage of 96.
Fly with Floyd
The Baltimore native began his professional boxing career in 2013, and a few years later he was taken under the wing of Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who is both its promoter and mentor.
With the help of Mayweather promotions, the 27-year-old had good games at the right time, making sure he would have big wins. he won IBF and WBA titles since joining the company.
His relationship with Mayweather has helped him both professionally and financially. In 2017 he started with a guaranteed payment $ 75,000 against Jose Pedraza in his first bout for the IBF Super Featherweight World Title. This increased dramatically to $ 600,000 the same year against Francisco Fonseca.
Growing combat bag
Davis was guaranteed $ 750,000 to fight Ricardo Nuñez, and $ 1 million each for the fights against Yuriorkis Gamboa, Leo Santa Cruz and Mario Barrios, of which he took over. World Boxing Association welterweight title.
In addition to guaranteed scholarships, Davis also earns money from PPV income, thus possibly doubling his income per game. The American has also entered into a sponsorship deal with sports brand Under Armor.
His last guaranteed purse for the fight with Cruz is $ 1 million, of which 60% of the income comes from PPV. Including bonuses, Davis may receive more than $ 3.5 million for the light weight showdown.
Davis’s net worth is currently estimated to be between $ 4 and $ 6 million. He owns several luxury cars, including a Rolls Royce, Ferrari and Lamborghini, and posts photos of his vehicles on social media.
He also owns a mansion in Las Vegas and has a taste for expensive jewelry. “Tank” is often seen wearing necklaces, glasses, bracelets, rings and other types of expensive accessories.
Gervonta Davis vs. Isaac Cruz takes place on Sunday evening, December 5 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif.