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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 vacant 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 28 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 36 more professional rounds, 123 to Nunez's 87.
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 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 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had 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.
He had won against 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, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Nunez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 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.
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