Gervonta "Tank" Davis can call himself a two-time world champion, stopping Jesus Cuellar via third-round TKO to lay claim to the WBA's 130-pound strap.
On February 9, 2019 Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta “Tank’’ Davis defended his WBA 130-pound title with a first-round KO of former Super Bantamweight titleholder Hugo Ruiz on Showtime.
Baltimore’s Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) recorded his eighth career first-round knockout as referee Jack Reiss called off the fight with one second remaining in the first round following a devastating sweeping right hook by Davis connected cleanly and sent Ruiz (39-5, 32 KOs) down to his knees.
2x Super Featherweight World Champ Gervonta Davis defends his WBA 130-LB title vs former Super Bantamweight Champ Hugo Ruiz this Saturday night on Showtime Boxing.
Gervonta Davis overpowered 130-pound world champion Jose Pedraza, winning his first title by seventh-round TKO.
Former featherweight champion Abner Mares took to Instagram on August 15, 2018, to call out current super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis. Who would win in a fight between these two powerhouses?
In the opening bout of the telecast, Gervonta Davis became a two-time world champion in emphatic fashion with a third round TKO of former champion Jesus Cuellar to capture the vacant WBA 130-pound World Championship.
On Jan 14, 2017, Gervonta Davis made history by defeating Jose Pedraza to win the IBF Super Featherweight Title and becoming the youngest world champion in boxing history.