Devin Haney doesn’t want Shakur Stevenson Fight to say Keyshawn Davis
Via Sam Volz: Keyshawn Davis says Devin Haney will drop his lightweight belt and move up to 140th after he faces Vasyl Lomachenko in May instead of staying at 135th to take on Shakur Stevenson.
Keyshawn said he would be surprised if Haney (29-0, 15 KOs) was at lightweight to face Shakur Stevenson (19-0.9 KOs) after Loma, even though it would be a big one. The battle will be a big one.
After Haney fought Lomachenko, the only major match in 135th, as far as Keyshawn is known, was against Shakur. With Haney being so big for the weight class and having to work so hard to get down to 135, Keyshawn doubts he’ll want to continue facing Stevenson.
Keyshawn Davis said: “I think if he hangs around, he’ll fight Shakur, but I don’t think he wants to fight Shakur. fight when asked if Devin Haney would continue at 135 after a game against Vasyl Lomachenko in May.
“I think it’s the only game worth watching if he beats Lomachenko. I’ll be fighting the next biggest star, and the next biggest star is Shakur Stevenson.
“I’m saying that after he fought Lomachenko, I don’t think he wanted to fight Shakur Stevenson after that. We know that you don’t. Devin Haney, he’s not. If he were to play Shakur Stevenson at the age of 135, I would be very surprised.
“I would be like, ‘Wow, he actually dropped his n*ts and did it.’ I don’t think he’ll do it, though. Keyshawn talks about the match between Haney and Shakur.
“I will watch that fight. Everyone knows I enjoyed watching that game. After Haney fought Lomachenko, he probably got tired of making 135. He’s big, he’s big. So I don’t say, he’s scared and will go straight ahead.
“But after he played against Lomachenko, it was a terrible game, it was a big fight, maybe he will want to go on. He must be bored.
“Yeah, and little things like Lomachenko said after the game. [Jermain Ortiz] fighting in the ring, ‘Oh, you’re a heavyweight boxer. You’re a heavyweight,’” Keyshawn said when asked if he thought Haney would beat Vasyl Lomachenko.
“I have never heard Lomachenko say something like that in all my career. He is a monster. He didn’t say anything like that. Lomachenko probably feels the same way. He’s getting old and all that, but hey, that’s boxing.
“No, with all the surgeries and he’s getting older, after he’s played 400 games as an amateur, I definitely think he’s on the decline right now,” Keyshawn said. when asked if Lomachenko is still the boxer he was before in his career.
“I still think he’s a great fighter, he’s a great fighter. He may still be the world champion, but he’s in this bigger weight class and trying to fight all these young shooters, young men who are aspire to be like he was when he was new. big, it will be difficult for him.
“He had to have surgery, with two injuries on his shoulder or something like that. That’s a lot on your body. “Although he doesn’t have a long professional career, his career is for himself a long one,” Keyshawn said.