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Boxing: Davis vs. Barrios

Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios

Two so far undefeated world champions meet on Saturday night in the ring of Atlanta.  This fight can be the fight of the year 2021!

Boxing: Davis vs. Barrios

This time there was nothing like or comparable to Gervonta Davis ‘previous weigh-in dates, the day before the main event at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.

Davis hit the 63.5 limit on his first attempt on Friday afternoon in Atlanta for tomorrow's 12-round title bout against Mario Barrios.  But also the significantly larger defending champion Mario Barrios brought the required weight on his first attempt.

The 26-year-old Davis is in tomorrow's fight as a challenger for the title, at the betting offices the 5: 1 favorite.  Gervonta "Tank" Davis will try to become world champion in the third weight division when he fights against Mario Barrios, who is also only 26 years old.

Gervonta Davis moved up two weight classes especially for this world title - from super-featherweight to super-lightweight, to box against Mario Barrios, who holds the WBA super-lightweight title.  At today's weigh-in, the two champions were only separated by 200 grams.

 Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios
 The weights of the two main fighters:

 Gervonta Davis ………… .. 63.2 kilos

 Mario Barrios …………… .. 63.4 kilos