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17 facts about Baltimore boxing champion Gervonta Davis

17 facts about Baltimore boxing champion Gervonta Davis

While the New England Patriots were slowly and inevitably killing off the Houston Texans’ season in another boring NFL playoff game Saturday night, boxer Gervonta Davis, pride of Baltimore, was busy beating up Jose Pedraza for the IBF junior lightweight title on Showtime.

The champ’s bandwagon is getting full, but it’s not too late to hop onto it. Here are 17 facts — in honor of his 17-0 record —about the little man named “Tank.”

1. He got the nickname “Tank,” from a former trainer who said it in reference to how Davis’ large head looked on his body.

2. Davis, who is 5-foot-6,...

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