Mike Tyson has backed rising star Gervonta Davis to become a “legend” of the sport in the future.
Tyson has now retired from the ring leaving a legacy in which he is considered one of the greatest of all-time in the sports history, where he reigned as undisputed heavyweight champion. The boxing legend continues to train in the sport but has not competed since putting on an entertaining exhibition with fellow veteran Roy Jones Jr in 2020.
Despite now staying outside of the ropes, Tyson remains one of the most respected figures in the sport and regularly talks about some of the brightest stars inside the ring. And ‘Iron’ believes that Floyd Mayweather’s former protege Davis has what it takes to reach the very top.
Tank is a great fighter,” Tyson said in an interview with TMZ when discussing who is currently on the brink of stardom in the sport. “He’ll be a legend too if he keeps fighting. He’s probably the best fighter out there right now.”