Undisputed 140 lb champion Josh Taylor is expected to return in November against a mandatory challenger, Jack Catterall, however there’s been some discuss round Taylor probably combating Gervonta “Tank” Davis in some unspecified time in the future, too.
Taylor (18-0, 13 KO) is absolutely assured not solely that he’d beat Davis (25-0, 24 KO), however that he would achieve this reasonably simply.
“He’s a really, excellent fighter, he’s very skillful,” Taylor instructed Boxing Social. “However he was getting out-boxed there by Mario Barrios and he hit him with that physique shot and it was the beginning of the top.
“However pay attention, I’d completely destroy him. It’s a great battle, it’s an enormous battle, however I’d completely take him to bits. I’d completely smash him to items.”
Taylor additionally dismissed Davis promoter Leonard Ellerbe’s claims that Taylor isn’t a sufficiently big draw, saying that if Vegas had been absolutely open for his Could win over Jose Ramirez, he would have introduced 1000’s of followers over from the UK for the bout.
And he additionally stresses that he’s not calling out Davis, however he’s a bit irked by Davis claiming to be a “champion” at 140 by advantage of beating Mario Barrios in June.
“I’m not calling him out. I simply assume he’s slightly prick,” Taylor laughed. “However I’m not calling him out. He’s not on my radar. I’m not even fascinated with him, however he can’t be calling himself a champion at 140, as a result of there’s just one champion, and that’s myself.
“That’s the factor I hate about boxing, there’s too many belts. All these regulars belts and interim belts and diamond belts and all that, common and tremendous and all that. There’s just one champion at 140 lbs and that’s me. They will name themselves no matter they need, but it surely’s fiction. It’s fantasy. They’re not champion at 140.”