Gervonta Davis released from prison

Gervonta Davis (29-0-0, 27 KO) is now free, out of prison. The American left prison yesterday after serving six weeks sentence for breaking house arrest who was convicted of a hit-and-run case in 2020. Upon leaving, he shared an emoticon on his social networks indicating that he was back and received the support of many of his fans.

The former champion in three divisions entered prison in June for violating house arrest to which he was sentenced for a hit-and-run case. In 2020, the one from Baltimore celebrated his birthday, and, when leaving a club, he took the car with the expired driving license. He ran a traffic light and collided with a vehicle, which was destroyed and left its four members injured (among them a pregnant woman). He did not give notice of the accident and fled. To avoid jail Davis pleaded guilty to four traffic offensesand was sentenced to 90 days of house arrest, 200 hours of community service, and a three-year probation period.

Davis hasn’t had a good time in jail. After the judge made him serve the rest of his prison sentence, the boxer criticized his performance. The environment of Tank He shared a call in an Instagram live where he assured that the judge “was crazy” and that she had only “basically locked him up for buying a property.” Davis spent the first days of the sentence at the home of his trainer Calvin Ford, and later moved to a hotel because she wanted more space to be with her children. Shortly after, bought a $3.5 million apartment to move into. Since he did not report all these movements, he broke the law and ended up in jail.

Tank he’s had enough trouble with the law for pretty much his entire life. With her father in prison and her mother a drug user, Davis lived in foster care before her grandmother regained custody of her. He grew up in Baltimore, surrounded by violence and crime that have haunted him from a young age. In February 2020, he faced two counts of assault on his ex-girlfriend, which were archived, and, at the end of December 2022, he was arrested for a crime of alleged domestic violence with assault and bodily harm to the mother of his daughter. He appeared before the Broward County judge in Fort Lauderdale and was released on bail. He always defended his innocence.

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The future in the career of ‘Tank’

Davis’ time behind bars has not caused him to lose popularity or affect his boxing career. The North American defeated Ryan García (23-1-0, 19 KO) by KO in the sixth round, a huge hook to the liver, in Las Vegas, in one of the most anticipated and mediatic bouts, where they broke sales records in the PPV.

After the resounding victory, a possible confrontation with Devin Haney (30-0-0, 15 KO) for the undisputed lightweight title was raised. The champion is considering the idea of ​​a category change, but assured that he would stay at 135 pounds if they proposed an interesting fight, such as a clash with Tank. During this last month, Haney has not closed any combat, but he has ‘fooled’ with several opponents. They sound loud a possible clash with Teofimo Lopez (19-1-0, 13 KOs), WBO super lightweight champion, with whom he has already exchanged tweets, and with Regis ProgramsWBC champion of the division. Shakur Stevenson (20-0-0, 10 KO) has challenged him on several occasions, and a rematch with Isaac pitbull Cross (24-2-1, 17 KO) is also on the table.

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