Often times in boxing there is a debate about legacy versus money.

Ultimately, both are important to fighters who are perhaps the bravest of the brave among all humans walking the face of the Earth today.

They take incredible risks to improve their lives and their family’s lives for the entertainment of mere mortals like ourselves.

Professional boxing is about prize fighting at the end of the day, as it’s a short career where boxers need to maximize their earnings while they can while hopefully taking on the best fighters that they possibly can in the process.

Abner Mares takes on Gervonta Davis next month in a highly anticipated bout and speaking on social media he has posted the following message on what legacy means to him:


A deep but certainly insightful and meaningful statement there.

One gets the impression that Davis vs Mares could be an early fight of the year contender purely based on the renewed motivation both boxers have alone.