Sources: Top Rank inks Olympians Davis, Torrez

Keyshawn Davis and Richard Torrez Jr., who both claimed silver medals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, have signed multiyear promotional deals with Top Rank, multiple sources told ESPN.

Davis competed as a lightweight while Torrez fought in the super heavyweight division. The 22-year-old Davis will make his Top Rank debut on Dec. 11 in New York on the ESPN undercard of Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Richard Commey, sources said.

The Norfolk, Virginia, native paused his pro career (3-0, 2 KOs) to compete in the Olympics. His older brother, Kelvin Davis, also signed with Top Rank, per sources, and will compete on the Dec. 11 show. The 24-year-old is 2-0 and competes at 147 pounds.

Torrez, the 22-year old from Tulare, California, is set to make his pro debut in early 2022, per sources, and will campaign at heavyweight.

Top Rank’s haul beefs up a prospect stable that includes heavyweight Jared Anderson, Olympic silver medalist Duke Ragan, Troy Isley Jr. and Xander Zayas.

Davis, who appears to be on the fast track to a title shot, was hotly pursued by several other promoters before linking up with Bob Arum’s company. His pro debut came in February on the Eddie Hearn-promoted undercard of Canelo Alvarez-Avni Yilidirm before an April fight in Dubai on ESPN+ and another May appearance under Canelo.

Keyshawn was defeated by Andy Cruz while Torrez lost to Bakhodir Jalolov in their attempts to bring gold back to the United States. Now, the pair will develop on ESPN platforms as they pursue title shots in the pros.

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