By Dan Ambrose: Regis Prograis has volunteered to be the alternative opponent for Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis to battle on December Fifth instead of Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero.
In response to Chris Mannix of Sports activities Illustrated, Showtime will reportedly be pulling the unbeaten Rolly (14-0, 12 KOs) from the December Fifth card because of allegations from completely different ladies.
Showtime is searching for a alternative for Tank to battle on the December Fifth date on PPV. Prograis threw his hat into the ring, letting Tank know that he’d be concerned about filling in.
Whether or not the 32-year-old Prograis is severe or not is unknown, as he would want to drop down from 140 to 135 to face Gervonta for his WBA secondary light-weight title.
The previous IBF gentle welterweight champion Prograis (26-1, 22 KOs) traded phrases with WBA ‘common’ light-weight champion Gervonta (25-0, 24 KOs) on Saturday
Regis Prograis: “I’ll battle his little a** on brief discover. Floyd [Mayweather Jr.] and Leonard [Ellerbe] each stated they love that battle. However everyone knows that’s bull s**t. Tank ain’t combating no elite fighters anytime quickly on brief discover. Let’s see who they discover on brief discover for him.
“Don’t want a payday from you or anyone else. Discuss is reasonable. Coming from [someone] that’s about to battle Rollies.”
Gervonta Davis: “You searching for a payday. I heard Shakur killed you in sparring. Don’t do this. I’ll gladly retire you b**ch. After this battle on December Fifth, don’t discuss to me about boxing.
PBC, Showtime are actively searching for opponents to interchange Rolando Romero on December Fifth, sources inform @SInow. Romero, an undefeated light-weight contender, has been accused by a number of ladies of sexual assault.
— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) October 30, 2021
For Prograis to get the battle with Tank Davis, Mayweather Promotions, Showtime Boxing and his personal promoters would want to comply with it. There’s quite a lot of issues that go into whether or not Prograis would get the battle.
If Mayweather Promotions are afraid of Tank getting overwhelmed, they may not be keen to place him in with a harmful puncher after the best way he carried out towards Mario Barrios final June.
Tank was in dire bother, and Mayweather himself needed to go in there give him a pep discuss after the seventh spherical. It’s not a very good signal that Tank is fighting a flawed champion like Barrios as a result of that’s a man that Prograis would possible destroy with ease.
Moreover Mayweather wants to present the inexperienced gentle to Prograis changing Rolly, Showtime must comply with it as effectively. They want a well-liked fighter that can herald PPV buys for the December Fifth date.
Whereas this author believes Prograis can be a fantastic alternative, you don’t know if Showtime and Mayweather Promotions will comply with it.
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