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Boxing star Gervonta Davis suggests he will REFUSE world title in X-rated blast



GERVONTA DAVIS has claimed he is not interested in inheriting the vacant WBA world lightweight title.

All four 135lb belts – the WBC, IBF, WBO and WBA – were held by undisputed champion Devin Haney.

But Haney has moved up to the 140lb super-lightweight division to challenge for Regis Prograis’ title on December 9. 

The unbeaten American, 25, has now officially vacated all of his titles, causing them to be fragmented.

Davis, 29, was the WBA’s secondary “regular” champ and is now set to be either upgraded to the full belt or mandated to fight for it.


But in response to that news, he posted on X, formerly Twitter: “I don’t want that s***.”

Davis twice held titles at super-featherweight but was never considered a full lightweight champ having won the WBA’s trinket title.

Haney’s decision to vacate the gold means Shakur Stevenson, 26, will also become the WBC champion.

Meanwhile, Vasiliy Lomachenko, 35, and George Kambosos, 30, are set to challenge for the IBF strap amid advanced talks for a fight in Australia.

Haney also plans to go as high as welterweight to become a three-weight king.


He told ESPN: “I did everything at 135 that I could.


“The biggest fight for me was making that Gervonta Davis fight, and his side showed no interest in making the fight.

“I’ve outgrown the division, so now I make my quest to 140 to become a two-division champion.

“And after this fight, I look to become a three-division champion and move up to 147, God willing that I’m successful in this fight.”

Devin Haney has vacated the undisputed lightweight titles

Source: The Sun

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