Floyd Mayweather speaks out for first time on Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis leaving Mayweather Promotions as he gives surprising response

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Floyd Mayweather has wished Gervonta Davis well after his split from Mayweather Promotions.

The 50-0 retired boxing great bears hard no feelings towards the 28-year-old lightweight star who has now left the company to go on his own with the guidance of advisor Al Haymon.

Gervonta was the star in Mayweather’s stable

Over the past few years of working together, Floyd and Gervonta are known to have butted heads on a number of occasions.

Gervonta Davis


There had been rumours of a fractious relationship between the pair who sometimes appeared close, while at other times fired not-so-subtle shots at one another in public.

Now, their working relationship is over and Mayweather told Market Mondays: “I’ve always been a gentleman, I’ve always been respectful.

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“There’s nothing like taking a kid that comes from the same background as you, helping them and putting them in a position to become a multi-millionaire.

“You meet a kid, he comes up to you for an autograph.

Gervonta Davis.

“You sign the autograph for him, then tell him, ‘In a few years when you get older, I’mma work with you and I’mma make you world champion some day.’

Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe will no doubt be sad to see Tank leave

Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia is agreed up for April, though Tank will first face Hector Luis Garcia on January 7

“Years later I started working with him, helped him, pushed him to be great.

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“If he feels he’s grown wings where he can fly and be his own boss, more power to him.”

Floyd added: “I didn’t get into the sport of boxing after I retired to not wanna see fighters grow.

“If he feels like he can surpass Floyd Mayweather or be the next Floyd Mayweather, go for it. I’m here to push you.”

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