Bill Haney calls Devin the kryptonite to Gervonta Davis, Watch: Davis and Inoue lead KO parade on Halloween. USA Junior National Championships Silver medalist in Mobile "[11] Haney's comments were compared to Bernard Hopkins' declaration that he would "never let a white boy beat me" before his fight with Joe Calzaghe, which Hopkins lost. When asked if would "end the hype of Loma", Haney said, "I’ll tell you this. As of July 2020, Haney is ranked as the world's third-best active lightweight by The Ring magazine,[2] fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and fifth by BoxRec. 21 Year Old Boxer #1. He began dating Blac Chyna in the summer of 2018. UFC Fight Island 6 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Is Official MMA. [citation needed]. We saw several highlight reel knockouts on a great day and night of boxing on Halloween. I will never lose to a white boy in my life. “Everyone needs an approval from a network. He is the son of Bill Haney and April Clay and a brother of Bill Jr., Sean and sister Aravella. I'm chasing greatness." [8] He maintained the title "champion in recess. Devin Haney is trained by his father Bill but Floyd Mayweather is a mentor Credit: instagram View this post on Instagram Happy Father’s Day to my right hand! Devin Miles Haney (born November 17, 1998) is an American professional boxer who has held the WBC lightweight title since 2019. During a video interview with Fight Hype, Devin Haney’s father Bill explains why he thinks Gervonta Davis is an easy fight for his son. We told we got $1.5M for you personally. It was a huge week of action overall, and we’ve got plenty to discuss in this week’s update, with Tank Davis, Oleksandr Usyk, Naoya Inoue, and much more to consider. First Name Devin #16. At regional level he won the WBC Youth, IBF-USBA, IBF North American, WBC International, WBO Inter-Continental and WBA International lightweight titles as a professional. Scorpio Boxer #4. 2013, World Junior Championships quarter-finalist in Kyiv, Ukraine'2013, US Junior National Championships Gold medalist in Reno 2014, USA Youth National Championships Gold medalist in Reno 2015. [6], In September 2019, Haney defeated Zaur Abdullaev (11-0) for the WBC interim lightweight title, and later became the youngest world champion in boxing when he was elevated as the WBC lightweight champion after previous WBC lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko was promoted to "Franchise Champion" by the WBC. And if don’t look right, you write the shit in and send it back to us!...write the shit down and send it over! You didn’t want to deal with us with terms of the $1.5M, so guess what? We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Fight a white boy 10 times, I’m going to beat him 10 times." He injured his shoulder during the fight, requiring surgery that would keep him out until the summer of 2020. A Cleveland judge is fed up with Broner’s shenanigans. Floyd: I’m so proud of Gervonta, he’s the top dog, Okolie-Glowacki official for Joshua-Pulev card on Dec. 12, Kyoguchi tests positive for COVID, title defense postponed, Haye: There are ‘amazing options’ out there for Chisora. He also said he spoke with WBC president Mauricio Sulaimán and "confirmed to him directly my commitment to be a role model and my absolute rejection of discrimination of any kind. Devin Haney is going to be a superstar in boxing. You’ll have everybody come out for that...we look forward to putting on a show with Tank after we get past Gamboa. In 2019, Haney became the youngest world champion in 23 years after being promoted from WBC interim to full champion status.[3]. Join Our Newsletter; Likes; Followers; Followers; Subscribers; Publisher - Home; MMA. A little while later, Haney said that they’re not letting Russell get out of this fight, one way or the other... “We not getting another opponent! Unable to find an opponent, the date was scrapped. Haney was criticized for this comment, with many saying it was anti-white racism. Devin Haney Is A Member Of . Floyd: I’m so proud of Gervonta, he’s the top dog, Okolie-Glowacki official for Joshua-Pulev card on Dec. 12, Kyoguchi tests positive for COVID, title defense postponed, Haye: There are ‘amazing options’ out there for Chisora. [11], Haney lived in Oakland, California as a child, but moved with his father to Las Vegas. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Devin is the kryptonite to Tank, pure boxer, tall,’s everything that Floyd did with every southpaw he faced, made it look easy. Haney says his son can make easy work of Gervonta Davis. We not moving on. Boxer #38. As an amateur, Haney won seven National titles. Devin's father is a music executive as well as Devin’s manager and trainer, whereas his mother is a hairdresser. So getting up early this morning with ‘all gas, no brakes’ was Bill Haney, the father of Devin Haney who also represents him in business matters. Those are the terms of the fight, sir! Chris Weidman Issues Challenge To Khamzat Chimaev MMA. Your terms!”. 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