VS
Feb 09 2019
Saturday

Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States

12 round contest @ Super Featherweight
20-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
39-4-0

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA Super World Super Featherweight Championship

The tape

24
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
69.3" / 176 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOTKOTKOKO
Form
UDKOUDRTDTKO
20
Wins
39
19
By KO
33
95
KO%
85
0
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2006

Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight

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The Ring
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WBA
9
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WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
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Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis vs Hugo Ruiz report


Who won Davis vs Ruiz?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beat Hugo Ruiz by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday, February 9th, 2019, at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

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.

Also on the undercard Erickson Lubin was victorious over Ishe Smith, and Sharif Bogere lost to Javier Fortuna.

Davis vs Ruiz stats

Back in February 2019, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Hugo Ruiz made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, with 33 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Davis had a slight advantage in power over Ruiz, with a 95% knockout percentage compared to Ruiz's 85%.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was the younger man by 8 years, at 24 years old.

Ruiz had a height advantage of 3 inches over Davis. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

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

Davis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 years and 2 months later than Ruiz, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 45 fewer professional rounds, totaling 130 compared to Ruiz's 175.

Hugo Ruiz was ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 130lb division.

Davis vs Ruiz form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Jesus Andres Cuellar on April 21, 2018, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Francisco Fonseca on August 26, 2017, by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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

Before that, he had beaten Jose Pedraza on January 14, 2017, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

He had defeated Mario Macias Rorozco on June 3, 2016, by knockout in the 1st round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

Ruiz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alberto Guevara on January 19, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Hozumi Hasegawa on September 16, 2016, by unanimous decision in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had won against Julio Ceja on February 27, 2016, by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Julio Ceja on August 29, 2015, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

He had defeated Carlos Medellin on November 22, 2014, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Plaza de los Martíres, Toluca, Mexico.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis had last fought 9 months and 19 days ago, while Hugo Ruiz's last outing had been 21 days ago.

Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 6 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Ruiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

What time did Davis vs Ruiz start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Davis vs Ruiz?

Davis vs Ruiz was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Davis vs Ruiz?

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis was a 1/50 (-5000) favorite going into the contest, while Hugo Ruiz made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.

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