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Keyshawn Davis
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Nickname(s) The Businessman
Rated at Lightweight
Height 5ft 9 in
Nationality American
Born February 28, 1999 (1999-02-28) (age 22)
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Boxing record
Total fights 3
Wins 3
Wins by KO 2
Losses 0

Keyshawn Davis (born February 28, 1999) is an American professional boxer. As an amateur, he won a silver medal at both the 2019 Pan American Games and 2019 World Championships.

Amateur career

Pan American Games result

Lima 2019

  • Quarter-finals: Defeated Luis Arcon (Venezuela) W/O
  • Semi-finals: Defeated Michael Alexander (Trinidad and Tobago) 5–0
  • Final: Defeated by Andy Cruz (Cuba) 4–1

World Championship result

Yekaterinburg 2019

  • Round of 32: Defeated Elnur Abduraimov (Uzbekistan) 5–0
  • Round of 16: Defeated Michael Alexander (Trinidad and Tobago) 5–0
  • Quarter-finals: Defeated Sofiane Oumiha (France) 5–0
  • Semi-finals: Defeated Hovhannes Bachkov (Armenia) 4–1
  • Final: Defeated by Andy Cruz (Cuba) 5–0

Olympic Games result

Tokyo 2020 (held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic)

  • Round of 32: Defeated Enrico Lacruz (Netherlands) 5-0
  • Round of 16: Defeated Sofiane Oumiha (France) by RSC (Round 2)
  • Quarter-finals: Defeated Gabil Mamedov (Russian Olympic Committee) 4-1
  • Semi-Finals: Defeated Hovhannes Bachkov (Armenia) 5-0
  • Finals: Defeated by Andy Cruz (Cuba) 4-1

Professional career

Early career

Davis made his professional debut against Lester Brown on February 27, 2021. In the second round, Davis dropped his opponent with a left hook to the head. Brown managed to recover from the knockdown and continue, however Davis secured victory after landing a combination of heavy punches which forced the referee to step in and end the bout.Davis' second bout as a professional was against Richman Ashelley on April 3, 2021. Davis was dominant throughout the bout and in the fourth round, landed a number of heavy punches which visibly hurt his opponent. This resulted in Ashelley retiring at the end of the round after his corner team judged that he was unable to continue.

Davis was taken the distance for the first time as a professional when he fought against Jose Antonio Meza on the undercard of Canelo Álvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders on May 8, 2021. Davis won via wide unanimous decision after winning every round on each of the three scorecards.

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
3 fights 3 wins 0 losses
By knockout 2 0
By decision 1 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
3 Win 3–0 Mexico Jose Antonio Meza UD 6 May 8, 2021 United States AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, U.S.
2 Win 2–0 Ghana Richman Ashelley RTD 4 (6), 3:00 Apr 3, 2021 United Arab Emirates Caesars Palace Bluewaters, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 Win 1–0 The Bahamas Lester Brown TKO 2 (4), 2:50 Feb 27, 2021 United States Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, U.S.

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