4-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis and undefeated WBA Tremendous Light-weight Champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios went face-to-face Thursday at a press convention to preview their SHOWTIME PPV most important occasion going down Saturday, June 26 on the award-winning State Farm Area in Atlanta in an occasion offered by Premier Boxing Champions. (photographs by Esther Lin)
Considered one of boxing’s greatest stars at simply 26-years-old, Davis will tackle a career-defining problem within the undefeated Barrios, as he units his sights on capturing a title in a 3rd weight class. With a victory, Davis will maintain world championships in three completely different divisions concurrently, a feat solely completed by a number of fighters in historical past. Standing in his method is the undefeated 26-year-old Barrios, who owns a 9-0 file with eight knockouts throughout his 140-pound reign and holds a six-inch peak benefit over Davis.
Davis returns to struggle at State Farm Area after promoting out the venue in December 2019 throughout a star-studded occasion that noticed him cease former champion Yuriorkis Gamboa within the twelfth and closing spherical to seize a light-weight title.
Tickets for the reside occasion at State Farm Area, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, GTD Promotions and TGB Promotions, go on sale tomorrow, Friday, Could 21 at 10 a.m. ET, and could be bought at ticketmaster.com.