The battle between Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero already has a date and venue. On Could 28, “Tank” will defend his World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) light-weight crown in opposition to “Rolly” on the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn, New York.
Davis and Romero will meet in a WBA necessary bout in a matchup of younger and proficient fighters that has generated a number of pleasure among the many public.
The 2 had been scheduled to battle final 12 months however the challenger’s authorized issues prevented him from moving into the ring on the scheduled date, so Davis needed to face Isaac Cruz in December.
The champion is among the high 135-pound boxers and received his crown on December 28, 2019 by defeating Cuba’s Yuriorkis Gamboa. He has since defeated Leo Santa Cruz, Mario Barrios and Cruz himself consecutively to finish three defenses.
Romero arrives as necessary challenger as a result of he was the interim champion of the class when the WBA started the plan to cut back the variety of world titles. For that motive, the Cuban-American is first in line to problem for the world championship.
Gervonta is undefeated in 26 fights, 24 of them received by stoppage. Romero, then again, has 14 profession wins, with 12 knockouts.