Shakur Stevenson Says Tank Davis Biggest Fight For Him, Wants Haney, Loma, Too

Shakur Stevenson vs. Devin Haney is a fight virtually everyone in boxing wants, but it’s still not the biggest scrap out there for the star boxer from Jersey, who tells us a matchup with Gervonta “Tank” Davis is actually number one!

“I think both [Davis and Haney] fights is great fights for me,” the 25-year-old undefeated lightweight told Babcock when he joined the “TMZ Sports” TV show this week (airs weekdays on FS1).

“Obviously, I think me and Tank is a bigger fight, but me and Dev is a fight where I could establish who I am as a fighter.”

Stevenson (20-0, 10 KOs) has made it clear … he wants smoke with all the top 135 lb. fighters, including the champ, Haney (30-0), Davis (29-0), and Vasiliy Lomachenko (17-3), who many believe actually beat Devin last Saturday night in Vegas.

Now, there’s talk Devin, who has to cut a lot of weight to make 135, could go up in weight class … and if he does move to junior welterweight, Shakur says he’ll understand, because cutting weight sucks. But, it’s not the move he’d make with so many doubting whether he truly won his last fight.

“If [Devin] can’t make the weight and he don’t feel the same, then just go up, but if it was me, if I was in his shoes, I would have the [Loma] rematch,” Shakur told us, adding, “I would have to show the world that that dude can’t f*** with me. That’s how I would do it.”

Regardless of what the other top fighters do, Shakur has a plan mapped out.

“It’s definitely some great fights to make,” Shakur told us, adding, “If [Devin] stays, I think me and Dev should fight next. If he doesn’t stay and he decides to go to 140, I think me and Lomachenko should bang it out. I think that’s the big fight and the world get to see who I truly am, how special I am.”

Stevenson clearly has a lot of respect for Lomachenko … and believes the 35-year-old future Hall of Famer proved he’s not done with his performance against the younger and bigger Haney.

“I feel like Lomachenko just showed the world that he’s not washed. He’s not washed up. Now that we know that, I think it’s only right, throw me in there with him, and let’s see if I’m the truth. I’ll keep saying I’m the truth.”

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There’s much more … we talked to Stevenson about his take on the Haney-Loma fight (which has changed a bit now that he’s rewatched it on TV), what he and Devin said to each other in the ring after the Loma fight, and whether there’s truly a chance boxing fans get these super fights.

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