May 28 2022
Saturday

Barclays Center, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Lightweight
26-0-0
TKO 6
TKO 6
14-0-0

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA World Lightweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
27
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOKOTKOTKO
Form
TKOTKOUDTKOKO
26
Wins
14
24
By KO
12
92
KO%
86
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

4
The Ring
-
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis vs Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero report


Who won Davis vs Romero?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beat Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 28th May 2022 at Barclays Center in New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

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

Also, on the undercard Erislandy Lara beat Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan for the WBA World Middleweight championship, Jesus Ramos defeated Lucas Santamaria and Luis Arias was victorious over Jimmy Williams.

Davis vs Romero stats

Back in May 2022, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Davis had a slight advantage in power over Romero, with a 92% knock out percentage over Romero's 86%.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.

Romero had a height advantage of 2 inches over Davis. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis fought out of the southpaw stance, while Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero was an orthodox fighter.

Davis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 9 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 64 more professional rounds, 130 to Romero's 66.

Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 135lb division.

Davis vs Romero form

Davis remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Isaac Cruz on 5th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Leo Santa Cruz on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight and WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio.

Before that, 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.

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.

Romero 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 Anthony Yigit on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Avery Sparrow on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jackson Marinez on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had defeated Arturs Ahmetovs on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had beat Juan Carlos Cordones on 1st November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis had last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero's last outing had been 10 months and 11 days ago.

Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Romero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time did Davis vs Romero start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Davis vs Romero?

The Showtime PPV show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Davis vs Romero?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero made his way into the ring at 459/100 (+460) with oddsmakers.

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