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CEO of Mayweather Promotions Shows Love for Gervonta Davis Following His Kind Gesture for His Old Neighbourhood

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Gervonta Davis has been no stranger to bad press. Earlier this summer, the boxer pleaded guilty to a hit-and-run incident back in 2019. Subsequently, he was sentenced to home detention for 90 days. Thereafter, he deviated from the rules of home detention in a matter of days and was sentenced to prison for 44 days.

However, in a recent turn of events, he made headlines in the boxing world for all the good reasons. His altruistic act has garnered praise from fans, and also the CEO of Mayweather promotions. What was the act and how did Leonard Elerbie react? Let’s find that out.

Davis hails from Baltimore and cares deeply about his hometown. Subsequently, he is renovating an entire neighborhood to provide affordable housing for its residents. ‘Tank,’ purchased buildings in Sandtown-Winchester for renovation, to make them an appropriate place to live for its residents. In addition, he hopes to be an example for others by paving the way.

In a public press conference for the event,  getting emotional while talking about his childhood. He stated, “Everybody on this block, that once lived when I was here is a memory for sure.”  Witnessing this, The CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe, took to Twitter and applauded this initiative. He stated, “Love this kind of flex.”

This limelight was the need of the hour for Davis. Not to mention, it gives an insight into his sentiment towards his hometown and his charitable side. Rightfully so, ‘Tank,’ deserves praise from someone like Ellerbe. However, in the past too, Ellerbe has been full of praise for the undefeated boxer.

In a recent tweet, Ellerbe gave Devin Haney, a rival of Davis, due credit for branding himself as a formidable fighter. However, at the same time, he does not consider the super-lightweight champion to be comparable to Davis and is all praise for the Baltimore fighter. He stated, “Tank is just on another level, that’s all, and he has the best team in boxing.”

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