By Sam Volz: Frank ‘The Ghost’ Martin was warned by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on Wednesday’s media exercise that he’ll be “harm unhealthy” in the event that they tangle.
Gervonta (27-0, 25 KOs) advised the reporters that he’d prefer to battle the unbeaten Martin, however that he would get “harm” if it goes down. Martin sparred with Tank Davis previously, and from what the champion is saying, it didn’t go effectively for ‘The Ghost.’
Martin (17-0, 12 KOs) is the WBA light-weight obligatory challenger after his win over Michel Rivera in a title eliminator final Saturday evening. After the victory, Martin referred to as out WBA secondary 135-lb champion Tank Davis.
With the top of his promoter Errol Spence, the five-year skilled Martin has acquired a lot consideration from boxing followers regardless of a skinny resume within the professional ranks.
Martin might be turning 28 years outdated on January 21, and it’s clear that he wants to maneuver his profession alongside at a extra speedy tempo if he needs to seize a world title and make some huge cash throughout his profession.
“Errol higher be careful. He’ll get his fighter harm unhealthy like I did earlier than,” stated Tank Davis about Frank Martin throughout Wednesday’s media exercise in Miami.
Except Tank Davis needs to squeeze in a 3rd battle in 2023, Martin might want to wait till at the very least 2024 earlier than he will get a shot at combating the unbeaten WBA champion.
There’s nothing incorrect with Martin ready one other 12 months to let the Tank Davis battle marinate slightly earlier than they battle.
Within the meantime, Spence ought to work at organising good fights for Martin in 2023 to maintain constructing his recognition as a result of his greatest wins to date in opposition to Michel Rivera and Jackson Marinez aren’t substantial sufficient to get boxing followers amped about seeing him battle Tank.
Choices for Frank Martin in 2023
- Shakur Stevenson
- Isaac Cruz
- William Zepeda
- Jamaine Ortiz
It’s attainable that Martin might want to take fights in opposition to top-tier 140-pounders in 2023 if he can’t get any of the well-known 135-pounders to battle him.
“Martin made nice changes; Rivera was doing the identical factor that wasn’t working,” stated Akin Reyes to DAZN. “Martin was only a superior fighter.
“I feel Martin goes to the subsequent degree. He’s prepared for whoever. He’s calling out Gervonta Davis; I like that discuss of discuss. He’s not that younger; he’s able to get to the nitty-gritty and get the massive bucks, combating for the title.”