Davis vacates title to move up to lightweight

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    Gervonta "Tank" Davis, one of boxing's most explosive young fighters, grew tired of waiting for a major fight at junior lightweight so he has vacated his world title to move up to the lightweight division, where he aims to win a belt in a second weight division.

    "I just want to move up and try to win more belts, basically make myself one of the top guys," Davis told ESPN on Friday. "So I think it was best for me to move up and try to get one of them belts. If not, I'm comfortable fighting at 130 [pounds]. I can actually come back down and fight at 130.

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