Davis vs Santa Cruz

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  • Davis vs Santa Cruz
  • 23-0-0 37-1-1
  • Saturday 24th October 2020
  • Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, USA
  • WBA World Lightweight Championship
  • WBA Super World Super Featherweight Championship
  • Estimated Ringwalk : 2020-10-25T03:00:00Z
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  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Featherweight
  • KO 8TKO 3KO 1TKO 2TKO 12 < form MD 12TKO 8UD 12UD 12UD 12 <
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  • 25 age 32
  • 5' 6" / 168cm height 5' 7" / 171cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 68.9" / 175cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 23 wins 37
  • 22 by ko 19
  • 96% Ko% 51%
  • 0 Losses 1
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 1
  • 2013 Debut 2006
  • 79 Pro rds 261
  • current rankings @ Super Featherweight
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Davis vs Santa Cruz Info

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis will face Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday 24th October 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).

This contest is for the WBA super featherweight championships of the world.

Santa Cruz will be defending his WBA Super World Super Featherweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Miguel Flores in November 2019. He has held this belt for 10 months.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Regis Prograis' and Juan Heraldez's clash.

Davis vs Santa Cruz stats

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins and zero loses, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Leo Santa Cruz will make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Davis has a massive power advantage over Santa Cruz, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Santa Cruz's 51%.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis is the younger man by 7 years, at 25 years old.

Santa Cruz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Davis. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis fights out of the southpaw stance, while Leo Santa Cruz is an orthodox fighter.

Davis is 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 182 less professional rounds, 79 to Santa Cruz's 261.

Davis vs Santa Cruz form

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

In his last fight, he 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.

Santa Cruz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Miguel Flores on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Rafael Rivera on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Abner Mares on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had beat Chris Avalos on 14th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had won against Carl Frampton on 28th January 2017 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis has been fighting more than Leo Santa Cruz.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis last fought 8 months and 26 days ago, while Leo Santa Cruz's last outing was 10 months ago.

Davis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Santa Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

What time does Davis vs Santa Cruz start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States, which is around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who is showing Davis vs Santa Cruz?

Davis vs Santa Cruz will be broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US.

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