Jun 26 2021
Saturday

State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Lightweight
26-0-0
TKO 11
TKO 11
24-0-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA World Super Lightweight Championship

The tape

26
Age
27
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

KOUDKOKOTKO
Form
KOTKOTKOKOTKO
26
Wins
24
17
By KO
23
65
KO%
96
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

7
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Mario Barrios vs Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis report

Who won Barrios vs Davis?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beat Mario Barrios by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 26th June 2021 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest was for the vacant WBA super lightweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Erickson Lubin was victorious over Jeison Rosario, Batyr Akhmedov beat Argenis Mendez and Carlos Adames defeated Alexis Salazar.

Barrios vs Davis stats

Mario Barrios stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Davis had a massive power advantage over Barrios, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Barrios' 65%.

Mario Barrios was the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.

Barrios had a height advantage of 4 inches over Davis. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Mario Barrios fought out of the orthodox stance, while Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was a southpaw.

Barrios was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 months later than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 142 to Davis' 108.

Barrios vs Davis form

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Mario Barrios on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Yuriorkis Gamboa on 28th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ricardo Nunez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Royal Farms Arena, Maryland.

Before that, he had beat Hugo Ruiz on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Hehad defeated Jesus Andres Cuellar on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

Barrios' last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.

Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time did Barrios vs Davis start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Barrios vs Davis?

Barrios vs Davis was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US.

What were the odds on Barrios vs Davis?

Mario Barrios was a 4/1 (+400) underdog going into the contest, while Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis made his way into the ring at 1/5 (-500) with oddsmakers.

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