Alamodome, San Antonio, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Davis vs Santa Cruz?
Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beat Leo Santa Cruz by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 31st October 2020 at Alamodome in San Antonio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super featherweight championships of the world.
Davis vs Santa Cruz stats
Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Leo Santa Cruz made his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was the younger man by 6 years, at 28 years old.
Santa Cruz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Davis. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis fought out of the southpaw stance, while Leo Santa Cruz was an orthodox fighter.
Davis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 4 months later than Santa Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 154 less professional rounds, 123 to Santa Cruz's 277.
Davis vs Santa Cruz form
Davis remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had defeated Francisco Fonseca on 26th August 2017 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Santa Cruz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Davis vs Santa Cruz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Davis vs Santa Cruz?
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