Jamal Niaz robbie davis jr
Team Morson’s Robbie Davies Jr is back in action this weekend on a packed card live on Sky Sports this Saturday. This marks the first fight for Robbie since he signed with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing earlier in the summer, which represents a massive opportunity for the Liverpudlian to make himself a household name on a big platform.
Davies is currently 16-1 with 12 of his wins coming by knockout and he redeemed his only defeat earlier this year with a win over old foe, Michal Syrowatka.
Standing across from him Saturday night will be the experienced and durable, Glenn Foot with the vacant British Super-Lightweight title up for grabs and Robbie discussed how it’s been being around his opponent this week:
“At first, he wasn’t too bad but he was a bit more vocal at the press conference saying that things like I’m in for the shock of my life and I couldn’t get a word in, so I just laughed at him. He was bringing up the fighters he’s fought compared to me but some of the fighters he named had beat him, so I didn’t know what his case was really!”
The fight was announced back in July which has given Davies an extensive time to train and he is more than ready for fight night:
“I feel great, I’ve trained extremely hard and I feel like I’m in the best shape of my life. If you look at the two press conferences between six weeks ago and now, look at how much Glenn has changed. The weight he’s had to drop, he looks a lot thinner whereas I look the same because I was already in shape back then”
Robbie also talked about how important his recent deal with Matchroom is in terms of his exposure as a fighter:
“It’s been a big thing for me because I’ve been flying slightly under the radar with one fight being on TV and the next not. This deal gives me the platform with Sky Sports and Dazn in the US that fighters like me need so people can see what I can actually do”
Many fighters visualise certain sequences of events they anticipate will happen on the night in order for them to be prepared for all scenarios, however Robbie looks at it differently:
“I never do that, he might approach one fight different to the way he’s going to approach me. He might have no respect for my power and come rushing in, or he might be wary of it. I’m just going to take my time with it and all’s I see is me coming home with those belts”
The fight takes place on the undercard of Lewis Ritson vs Francesco Patera Saturday night on Sky Sports starting at 19:00. All of Morson will be supporting Robbie and we wish him the best of luck.