Saturday night, the boxing world became witnesses of another dominating performance by one of boxing's most talented fighters in the game today. Gervonta “Tank” Davis lived up to the name as he was able to etch another significant performance in dominating fashion. Davis knocked out Jesus Cuellar in the 3rd round to win the vacant WBA 130 lb championship. By finishing a tough season veteran fight in Cuellar in early fashion, many are talking a potential blockbuster between Davis & the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Vasyl Lomachenko. After Gervonta awesome display of in ring talents, the world is ready for Baltimore's finest to test the waters against the Ukrainian power punching assassin. It's about that time fight fans finally get to see these two duel it out to be boxing's top fighter in the game.
Vasyl Lomachenko has risen to boxing super stardom quicker than his blurry hand and feet speed. With an iconic amateur record of of 396-1, Vasyl's amazing rise to the top was just a matter of time. But no one didn't expect this to be that fast and in addition that entertaining and dominating. He became world champ by his first fight. After an upset defeat, he was able to regain it back while winning the super lightweight championship. Lomachenko is a boxing fan favorite and an opponents blur of an nightmare. When Vasyl is on the fight card, exepct cat light feet work, lightning thunderous punching power and most importantly, marksmanship accuracy. Just ask Guillermo Rigondeaux, as Cuba's own couldn't handled getting tagged and not being able to land not one good counter punch, forcing the ref to stop the fight in the 6th round of their bout. With punching power and movement sharp and preciser than an alligator, there's no wonder why he is called “The Matrix”. But can “The Matrix” will be able to box and move with “Tank”?
Improving to 20-0 with 19 KO's under his resume, the 2-time featherweight champ brings excitement, grit and most importantly an violent approach to his opponent. Davis straight to the point technician breakdown on his opponents can be compared to another quick heavy hitting fighter in the legend, Mike Tyson. Davis ability to attack any opponents weakness from the moment the fight starts shows how disciplined he is and how technical the boxer can be to score wins left and right. His speed, power punching and impeccable accuracy are reasons why he is one of boxing's knockout kings. During his bout against Cuellar, he was able to physically break down Jesus with powerful body punches after body punches which set him up for a slew of quick unstoppable combinations that had Cuellar fell to his knees to the point where he can't take enough.
As Davis sits atop of the WBA rankings in the featherweight rankings, all eyes will be on Vasyl as he will defend his WBA and The Ring lightweight titles against Jorge Linares at Madison Square Garden on May. 12. If Vasyl is able to put on an dominating performance, we may finally get the dream match ladies and gents. Gervonta “Tank” Davis vs Vasyl “The Matrix” Lomachenko for the unified lightweight title. Power punching at its best will be on display along with fast paced action and swift movement. If you are a true boxing fan, this fight will be something to look forward to. Make sure you have your pay-per-view money ready. You don't wanna miss out on this iconic matchup.