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.
Fighter of The Week: Former IBF Champ Gervonta Davis fights to prove that he has what it takes to stay on top of the Super Featherweight division as he battles Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar for the 130-lb belt title in his next bout on April 21, at the Barclays Center.
126-pound contender Tevin Farmer and former 126-pound champion Gervonta Davis traded blows on Twitter recently. They both talk a big talk, but which fighter would walk the walk and take home the victory in this potential matchup?