GERVONTA DAVIS is back in action this weekend against the hard-hitting super-lightweight Mario Barrios.
‘Tank’, as the Mayweather Promotions man is known, hasn’t been in the ring since he brutally knocked out Leo Santa Cruz in six rounds last October.
Barrios also fought that night, beating Ryan Karl in the same amount of rounds.
And now the pair will clash for Barrios WBA ‘Regular’ title at 140lbs in what will be Davis’ first fight in the division.
When is Davis vs Barrios?
- Davis’ huge clash with Barrios will take place on this Saturday, June 26.
- The bout will get underway in the early hours of Sunday, June 27 for UK fans.
- Expect ring-walks to take place at around 4am.
- Davis vs Barrios will be held at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
What channel is it and can it be live streamed?
- It’s good news for fans looking to stay up late and watch in the UK as the fight will be available to watch on Fite TV.
- Davis vs Barrios will set you back £9.99, however.
- You can live stream the event from the Fite TV app, which is available for download onto your mobile device, tablet or Smart TV.
Davis vs Barrios FULL CARD
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- Andres Gutierrez vs TBA
- Dalton Bodie vs Trever Bradshaw
- Stacey Selby vs TBA
What have they said?
“I’m excited to be in this position to be able to give the fans what they want to see, which is an exciting fight,” Davis said.
“Atlanta showed me love the last time I came, so why not come back?
“This is one of my toughest fights on paper. I’ll be ready, and hopefully, he’ll be ready, and we’ll give the fans what they want to see.”
Barrios said: “This is all brand new, but I’m taking it all in and excited to be in Atlanta. I’m just excited to go out there on Saturday and give everybody a great fight.
“No doubt about it, Tank is by far the toughest test for another title defense, and I’m going to do whatever it takes to be successful on Saturday. There’s going to be fireworks on Saturday.”