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Gervonta Davis Released From Prison, Preps for Boxing Comeback

Now sporting a beard, leaner figure, and longer hair, renowned boxer Gervonta 'Tank' Davis is back in the spotlight following his release from jail, where he served time due to an alleged hit & run incident. Eagerly anticipated, the 'Icon of Boxing' is now free to make his much-awaited comeback.

Davis seen being led outside prison gates [Twitter]


From appearances, it seems that Gervonta's time in confinement has led to some weight loss, but he seems rejuvenated and ready to take on the world of boxing again. Although his physical appearance has markedly changed compared to his pre-incarceration days, Gervonta, affectionately known as 'Tank,' can finally return to his home, presumably his recently acquired luxurious multi-million penthouse apartment. Fans on social media have pointed out a resemblance to Shawn Porter, especially with his new hairstyle and beard. However, his clothing style is more casual compared to the retired former welterweight champion. It remains unknown whether this new look is intentional or simply a result of not prioritizing fashion.

For the sake of his career and maintaining his freedom, Gervonta needs to tread cautiously on the road, avoiding another jail stint due to a car mishap. The boxing world is eagerly waiting for his next matches against big names like Ryan Garcia, Rolly Romero & Hector Gonzalez, which could secure significant financial success.


At 28, the secondary WBA lightweight champion, Gervonta Davis (29-0, 27 KOs), has been out of the ring since last month, following a breach of his house arrest conditions. It will be intriguing to observe how soon Gervonta will bounce back into his boxing career and who his next opponent will be. Given his recent time behind bars, it's probable that he'll face another less serious contender like his previous opponent. Isaac 'Pitbull' Cruz is frequently touted as the most likely candidate for Gervonta's comeback match following his time in jail.


Clearly, matches against Shakur Stevenson, Devin Haney, Frank Martin, Teofimo Lopez, or Vasily Lomachenko are off the table, leaving 'Pitbull' Cruz as an attractive option for a rematch on Showtime PPV. But if Gervonta wants to win the admiration of boxing enthusiasts and break the mold of fighting strictly B-tier rivals, he should consider Shakur Stevenson or Devin Haney as his next opponents.


Time is of the essence for Tank to step back into the ring. It's crucial for him to stay active and avoid any potential trouble, aligning with the well-known adage, 'an idle mind is the devil's workshop.' A return to his daily training and fighting schedule would help him stay focused and away from trouble.

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