Devin Haney claims potential fight vs Gervonta Davis to be “the biggest fight” in boxing right now

At the age of 24, Devin Haney has achieved a tremendous amount of accomplishments in boxing. The young star has won the IBF, WBO, WBC, and WBA lightweight titles and is currently undefeated with a record of 30-0 which consists of 15 knockouts. In his last fight, Haney defeated Vasyl Lomachenko who is considered one of the greatest lightweights in the history of boxing.

With that being said, there aren’t many things that the undisputed champion needs to do in order to solidify his legacy. For any other boxer that would be the case. But Haney doesn’t feel like he is done as he wants to fight tougher opponents and bigger names in the sport.

Devin Haney on potential fight vs Gervonta Davis

Following his close decision win over Vasyl Lomachenko, fans have put Devin Haney under a lot of scrutiny. Everyone wants the Truth to defend his titles against Gervonta Davis as they believe that Tank is the toughest challenge for the champion right now. For years, the two lightweights have engaged in a lot of trash talk and they have a long history. 

This makes the fight very fascinating and Devin Haney has a similar opinion as he reveals in a recent interview he wants to fight Davis next. “The biggest fight would be me and Tank (Davis). That’s the biggest fight. Obviously, that would be the one (I want next).”

As mentioned above there is a history between Haney and Gervonta as they have sparred before. Both sides have different stories but as per some reports, Gervonta Davis launched a beatdown during their sparring session. It’s been a lot of years since they sparred and things are very different now. Both Haney and Davis have evolved and what makes the fight interesting is the fact that they are undefeated. 

Devin Haney vs Gervonta Davis’ boxing resume

As mentioned earlier, Devin Haney has an undefeated record of 30-0. Just like The reigning champ, Gervonta Davis is yet to taste a defeat in his professional boxing career and has racked up 29 wins. As we move ahead let’s compare the boxing resume of these two lightweights. Let’s get it out of the way that Tank’s recent stoppage victory over Ryan Garcia is the biggest win of his entire career.

Gervonta Davis

On the other hand, Devin’s unanimous decision win over Vasyl Lomachenko is probably the greatest in his eight career. If we compare the resumes of the two lightweights, Haney has fought bigger names with better records. To name a few, Haney has defeated former unified lightweight champion George Kambosos Jr, Joseph Diaz, and Jorge Linares. 

Devin Haney
Whereas Gervonta has outclassed the likes of Ryan Garcia, Rolando Romero, and Issac Cruz. It seems apparent that Davis has defeated lesser-known opponents but they all were highly skilled boxers. For now, the wins on their records are very similar. It is probably the right fight to make as Haney and Tank are two of the biggest names in the sport.

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