Nahir Albright on Win Over Balderas: I Just Showed Where I Belong

Saturday night at The Fort Bend Epicenter in Rosenberg, Texas, lightweight Nahir Albright will look for his second consecutive win over a United States Olympian when he fights Keyshawn Davis in a 10-round co-feature bout that will be televised live on ESPN (10:30 PM ET / 7:30 PT).

Albright of Philadelphia is promoted by RDR Promotions and has a record of 16-2 with seven knockouts. The 27-year-old is coming off a win over former Olympian Carlos Balderas (!4-1) on July 28th in Las Vegas, Albright also has defeated the likes of Danny Murray (1-0), Glenford Nickey (4-1-1), Roy Collins (6-1), Dante Cox (6-1), Jeremy Hill (15-1), Michael Dutchover (15-1) and Estivan Falcao (11-0).

Davis, who represented the United States at the 2021 Olympics is considered one of the top prospects in the sport and brings in a record of 9-0 with six knockouts. The 24-year-old native of Norfolk, Virginia has been moved quickly as he already has amassed wins over Richman Ashelley (10-1), Esteban Sanchez (10-1), Omar Tineda (25-5), former world title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos (35-6-3), former world title challenger Anthony Yigit (26-2) and his last bout when he won a 10-round unanimous decision over Francisco Patera (28-3) July 22nd in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

“I didn’t really learn anything in my last fight {against Karlos Balderas}. I just showed where I belong. I came out and did what I was supposed to do and got the win,” Albright said.

“Every time I walk into the ring, I think about my daughter. It’s motivation. It’s motivation during training camp. And I always bring that energy with me.”

“We stepped it up in sparring. I got all types of sparring. I got sparring from my little brother, Quadir Albright, as well. He’s the best junior welterweight coming up.”

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