Here's your fight-size boxing update for January 1, 2020:
- WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford and WBA "Regular" lightweight champion Gervonta Davis go at it on Twitter after Davis' win over Yuriorkis Gamboa, whom Crawford beat back in 2014.
Tank fought a 38 outta prime fighter with a Torn Achilles and barley KO him ---- Gamboa haven’t fought in a meaningful fight since me in 2014 and after that he got stopped by a guy with 12 losses and y’all making it seem like he do something spectacular--— Terence Crawford (@terencecrawford) December 30, 2019
That same guy (Gamboa) touched you up the first 4-5 rounds and you was the bigger guy and he hurt you...I never lost not one rd..he barley touched me and I moved up in weight! https://t.co/1F6TexWZ8T— Gervonta Davis (@Gervontaa) December 31, 2019
It took Crawford 12 rounds to ko Benavidez was shot in the leg eight times & hasn’t been in the Ring for a year before the fight— Gervonta Davis (@Gervontaa) December 31, 2019
then and his last fight he got worked by a guy who wasn’t even champion
Hey best friend-------- I bet both will beat you tho fat boy--— Terence Crawford (@terencecrawford) December 31, 2019
- Tyson Fury visits ESPN's College Gameday.
- Murat Gassiev's trainer Abel Sanchez told ESPN that the former cruiserweight champion is planning on making his long-anticipated heavyweight debut on the February 29 DAZN card headlined by Mikey Garcia vs. Jessie Vargas.
- According to reports, multi-time WBC cruiserweight world champion Carlos "Sugar" De Leon passed away this morning in his home in New York. De Leon, who fought the likes of Evander Holyfield, Johnny Nelson and Leon Spinks among others, was 60 years old.
- DAZN has posted the following fights on its YouTube channel to watch for free:
- Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz 1
- Gennadiy Golovkin vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko
- Daniel Roman vs. TJ Doheny
- Naoya Inoue vs. Nonito Donaire
- A boxing card in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 15 will see a number of notable fighters from that country compete, namely Jose "Chiquiro" Martinez, who fought in a WBO super flyweight world title eliminator in January 2019, and highly-touted prospect Oscar Collazo making his pro debut.
- Former light heavyweight title challenger Sullivan Barrera is a promotional free agent.