Jul 27 2019
Saturday

Royal Farms Arena, Maryland, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Featherweight
21-0-0
TKO 2
TKO 2
21-2-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Super Featherweight Championship

The tape

26
Age
27
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOKOTKOTKO
Form
KOKOKOUDKO
21
Wins
21
20
By KO
19
95
KO%
90
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight

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The Ring
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WBO
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Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis vs Ricardo Nunez report

Who won Davis vs Nunez?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beat Ricardo Nunez by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 27th July 2019 at Royal Farms Arena in Maryland.

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 championship of the world.

The undercard featured the clash of Miller vs Corrales.

Davis vs Nunez stats

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ricardo Nunez made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Davis had a slight advantage in power over Nunez, with a 95% knock out percentage over Nunez's 90%.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis fought out of the southpaw stance, while Ricardo Nunez was an orthodox fighter.

Davis was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 3 months later than Nunez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 85 to Nunez's 57.

Davis vs Nunez form

Davis remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

He had won against Liam Walsh on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Nunez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Eduardo Pacheco on 30th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama.

Previous to that, he had defeated Elvis Torres on 23rd June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Polyforum Zam Ná, Yucatán, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jeremy Triana on 8th March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Cuadro on 21st September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City.

He had beat Yogli Herrera on 5th July 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ricardo Nunez had been fighting more than Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis.

Going to this contest, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 27 days ago, while Ricardo Nunez's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 24 days ago.

Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Nunez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What time did Davis vs Nunez start?

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

Who broadcast Davis vs Nunez?

Davis vs Nunez was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Davis vs Nunez?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ricardo Nunez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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