Though Gervonta Davis is working tirelessly behind the scenes on a deal that might see him tackle Ryan Garcia, the previous a number of weight world champion paused these negotiations to look at Montana Love return to motion.
This previous weekend, in entrance of a pro-Love crowd on the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, the loquacious 140-pound contender took on the unheralded Steve Spark. Whereas he was seen as a gargantuan favourite, Love’s homecoming took a weird and surprising flip for the worst.
After a reasonably aggressive first spherical, Love (18-1-1, 9 KOs) was despatched crashing right down to the deck within the second. Within the sixth, issues went utterly off the rails. Following a conflict of heads, each males turned entangled within the heart of the ring. A bodily stout Love pushed his man throughout the dance flooring earlier than launching him excessive rope, resulting in his disqualification.
With these in attendance incredulous to what befell, many of the blame has been pinned to each males. Davis, however, took to his social media account to chastise Love for his techniques.
“That was the straightforward method out the combat,” stated Davis on his verified Twitter account.
Although Davis and Love presently compete one weight class aside, each males have spent intimate time within the ring throughout heated sparring classes. Nonetheless, even with their shared experiences, Davis is admittedly unimpressed along with his newfound rival.
Because the 27-year-old makes an attempt to get accustomed to life with out his undefeated report, he’ll look to take the right steps to revive his now sullied ledger. With the Ohio, native firmly of the assumption that referee David Fields was too fast on the disqualification set off, Love has a hunch that he’ll efficiently be capable to petition for a no-contest earlier than rematching Spark within the first half of 2023.
Ought to issues go in line with plan and Love redeems himself each inside and out of doors of the ring, Davis reveals that he is unwilling to alter his vulgar opinion on the 140-pound contender.
“Montana is a b!tch, been a b!tch.”