“Regardless of who Davis is fighting, that snarling disposition helps explain why he is so popular. The impulse might be to suggest Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s mentorship has made Davis a draw. Mayweather is a master of self-promotion, having created an entire generation of Mayweather fans who left the sport when he did, who return to it when he does. But the contrivance that made the “Pretty Boy” “Money” is missing from Davis. There is little performance to him beyond the one fixed between the bookending bells of ritualized violence.”
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