Undefeated two-time super featherweight world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis successfully moved up to 135 pounds and won the WBA Lightweight Title with a 12th round knockout of former unified champion Yuriorkis Gamboa.
On October 31, 2020, Gervonta Davis scored a thrilling sixth-round knockout victory over Leo Santa Cruz in their scheduled 12-round WBA World Lightweight and Super Featherweight title bout, live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View from San Antonio, TX.
Three-time world champion Gervonta "Tank" Davis and four-division world champion Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz took to the stage in San Antonio, Texas to share some final words before their world title matchup on October 31, 2020, live on SHOWTIME PP
Gervonta Davis is a powerful and efficient puncher, throwing an average of 23 power punches per round and landing 50 percent of them. Will Tank's power be enough to slow down the volume puncher in Leo Santa Cruz on October 31st?
SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions announced today a lineup of nine live boxing events featuring 18 undefeated fighters, nine world champions, and eight world championship fights including one world title unification bout. The schedule comprises 22 critical matchups from bantamweight to heavyweight and features some of the biggest stars in the sport today - Gervonta Davis, Leo Santa Cruz, Jermall Charlo, Jermell Charlo, David Benavidez and more. It is the largest collection of world championship boxing announced since the COVID-19 pandemic forced a stoppage of the sport.
Gervonta "Tank" Davis becomes the WBA World Lightweight Champion in his defeat of former unified Featherweight World Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa with RD12 TKO at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta on PBC on Showtime December 28, 2019.
Fighter Of The Week: Two-time Super Featherweight World Champ Gervonta Davis returns to the ring Saturday, December 28, when he faces former Unified Featherweight Titleholder Yoriokis Gamboa for the WBA Lightweight Title in a special Holiday tripleheader on Showtime Boxing at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT.
Two-time Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta "Tank" Davis takes on former unified Featherweight World Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa for the WBA Lightweight Title from State Farm Arena in a special year-end PBC on SHOWTIME event — and the first world title fight in Atlanta since 1998.