It appears that retired NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has found a new “favorite fighter”. He announced this on social media. Who is this noteworthy fighter that has caught Shaq’s interest?
The individual in question is none other than Howard “HD” Davis, a talented featherweight fighter for BKFC. In case you are unfamiliar, Davis is one of the most highly regarded athletes on the Bare Knuckle Fight Championship’s lineup. He holds the #2 spot in the featherweight division. So, what are the thoughts of ‘DJ Diesel’ on this up-and-coming star?
Famed basketball player Shaquille O’Neal has recently declared his admiration for a new fighter in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has shown admiration for “HD” and his rapid ascent to fame in the world of bare-knuckle fighting. He has even publicly supported the 29-year-old boxing prodigy on social media platforms.
The pair posted a joint video on Instagram, causing a sensation in the world of combat sports. Davis also took advantage of this to promote himself, as Shaq surprised him with a sincere and appreciative comment on the post.
Check out this post on Instagram.
The remark from the NBA icon stated:
“I highly recommend tuning in to @bareknucklefc and watching the incredible talent of @nhhd876. He is a standout fighter and my personal favorite to watch. In my opinion, he is the current and future 145lb champion and truly embodies the spirit of the People’s Champ.”
Please arrange for this match to take place before the end of the year, @davisfeldmanbkfc @bkfc_matchmaker @your_accidentattorney @raynelomgmt. I would be thrilled to witness it in person!
@aisportsagency, you all did an amazing job on this video. I can’t wait to see this fight take place as soon as possible.
Shaquille O’Neal, embracing his new title as a badge of honor, is not making more than $1 in his “Alternate Career”.
What was “HD” up to? He just shared Shaq’s comment as the caption for his Instagram post! That’s definitely a attention-grabbing move. But what is O’Neal so interested in regarding Davis’ progress?
Has Shaq discovered a hidden gem? The exciting development of BKFC athlete Howard Davis Jr.
2023 has undeniably been a remarkable year for Howard “HD” Davis. With his latest victory, a 72-second stoppage against Jeff Chiffens at BKFC 49 in Miami, he has improved his record to an impressive 3-0 this year. Notably, all three of these victories have come by way of finishes, making “HD” a force to be reckoned with in the featherweight division.
During a private conversation with a BKFC source, Howard Davis shared his specific and ambitious objective for his career—to face off against the undefeated BKFC World Featherweight Champion, Kai Stewart. With a current record of 5-1-1, which includes four knockout wins, Howard Davis radiates assurance and drive. In a post-match interview, he confidently declared that he has rightfully earned the opportunity to compete for the BKFC title, not just for himself but for his loved ones as well.
“I am currently at my peak level of activity and danger – this is my moment,” Davis confidently declared. He also stressed his confidence in his impressive record and previous opponents, stating, “When you consider records and past opponents, I have faced the toughest competition as a featherweight. The only fighter who comes close is Brandon Allen. Apart from him, no one has a resume that matches mine.”
It appears that Shaq is very confident in his bets on the #2 BKFC featherweight. As Howard “HD” Davis maintains his impressive winning streak, fans of MMA are eagerly awaiting a potential match between these two skilled fighters. Will Davis be able to defeat the undefeated champion, Kai Stewart, and win the BKFC title? Share your thoughts in the comments section!
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Retired NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has promised to attend the upcoming fight of his “favorite fighter” in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC). The former basketball star believes this fighter is on the path to greatness. This news was reported by EssentiallySports.