The unbeaten super featherweight champ ends a 10-month layoff by steamrolling Ruiz to retain his 130-pound title in main event of PBC on Showtime.
Super featherweight world champion Davis is one of the hardest hitters in boxing, but the former two-division titleholder Ruiz is out to prove his artillery is just as formidable when they meet tomorrow night on Showtime.
Hugo Ruiz replaces injured Abner Mares in WBA Super Featherweight title fight vs Gervonta Davis February 9 on Showtime
Ruiz—an all-action brawler from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, who previously won a world title at super bantamweight in 2015—cruised to a near-shutout decision victory over last-minute replacement Alberto Guevara on the January 19 Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner Showtime PPV event.
Two-time super featherweight champion Davis defends WBA title against three-division titleholder Mares on the card that takes place at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Fan-friendly matchup that promises fireworks between two-time super featherweight world champion "Tank" Davis and three-division titleholder Mares goes down at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Here’s a list of some of PBC’s top rising stars. Boxers on this list are on a hot streak, like a slugger in baseball on a hitting streak or a running back in football who keeps posting 100-yard rushing games. They’re not ranked in any particular order. We’ll leave that to you—the reader. Take a look at some of PBC’s hottest fighters in 2018.
Baltimore native not satisfied with regaining 130-pound title, wants his IBF strap back and then a possible showdown with Vasyl Lomachenko.