A week after he first claimed that he wanted to fight in the UFC it seems that IBF super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis is still just as enthusiastic about the potential to show what he can do in the Octagon.
In a new interview with TMZ Sports, the 19-0 Davis explains what prompted him to declare his interest and what it would take to get him to set foot on the sport’s biggest stage.
“I forget the fighter that called me out in the UFC, but he called me out and I went on YouTube and watched some UFC fights and I liked it,” Davis said. “I was thinking maybe I can do that, maybe I can switch over back-and-forth. Something to play with when I’m not boxing or have a match. If the opportunity up for grabs, then I’m definitely willing to fight any of them guys in my weight class, not someone that’s super big.”
The 23-year-old then signaled to UFC president Dana White to get in touch, but not before making it clear that he’d be looking for the right financial deal in order for his crossover plans to become a reality.
“I’m looking forward to fighting one of them if the opportunity presents itself. Someone in my weight class and my money right, a belt on the line – even if the belt is not on the line, if the money is right, I’m with it. I would take it and I would win. I come from Baltimore. We wrestle. We hit you up top and we rush you. So, I think I got [the ground game]. I believe I’ll be undefeated in the UFC too.
“Dana White, I’m waiting on your call baby.”