The undefeated former Ibf and current Wba super-Fw champion Gervonta Davis entered this fight with a perfect record of 20-0-0 (19 KOs=95%) and he is ranked as the No.2 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Miguel Berchelt). In his last three bouts he has won over Liam Walsh (Davis vs Walsh), Francisco Fonseca (Gervonta Davis vs Francisco Fonseca) and Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar (Gervonta Davis vs Jesus Cuellar).
His opponent, the former interim Wba Bw and Wbc super Bw champ Hugo Ruiz (who replaces Abner Mares), has an official record of 39-4-0 (33 KOs=85%) and he entered as the No.36 featherweight. He was defeated by Hozumi Hasegawa in 2016 (Hugo Ruiz vs Hozumi Hasegawa) but then he has beat Dennis Contreras, Jesus Galicia and Alberto Guevara. Davis vs Ruiz is valid for the WBA Super World super featherweight title (Davis’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Dignity Health Sports Park , Carson, California, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: WBA Super World super featherweight title
Davis’ previous fight: Gervonta Davis vs Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar
Davis vs Ruiz full fight video:
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