Boxer Gervonta Davis mercilessly mocked for fight night outfit

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With his struggles to avoid exceeding the 130 pound weight limitation for this fight, Davis may have simply outgrown the junior lightweight division.

Davis was overweight Friday for his scheduled title defense on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.

News is coming in from sources in Las Vegas saying that the Gervonta Davis vs Francisco Fonseca IBF world super featherweight bout is off. Davis came in 2 pounds over the 130 pound super featherweight limit and from there the two parties were unable to come to an agreement. -Conor McGregor undercard Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.

Davis pushed away Fonseca who stayed on his knees holding his head as the referee counted him out. And Davis' finishing blow against Fonseca that ended in an eighth-round knockout resulted in a chorus of boos from the crowd because of a left-hand shot on the back of the Costa Rican's head.

There were reports that Davis was ill during the week before the fight but if true, he refused to use that as an excuse for failing to make weight.

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The Baltimore-born fighter, one of the sport's most promising talents, put the error down to being "young" and "growing", adding he would win the title again. My fans and supporters, I apologise.

"I had a chance to make the weight but I knew I couldn't make it and that is that".

Pundits have since criticized Davis for not taking the fight against Fonseca seriously, which typically leads to a boxer not making weight.

"Everybody saw that when I was going down, he hit me twice behind", Fonseca said.

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