Venue: Royal Farms Arena
201 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Gervonta “Tank” Davis (21-0,20 KOs) walked out to a roar of screams and shouts as an excited Baltimore crowd welcomed him home. Saturday night, Davis will make history by being the first Baltimore born boxer to defend a world title, in Charm City, since Harry Jeffra in 1940. “Tank” promises to deliver another catastrophic defeat against little known Panamanian (mandatory challenger), Ricardo “El Cientifico” Nunez ( 21-2, 19KOs). Weigh in’s were: Davis 129.5 and Nunez 128.75
Puerto Rican, Roman “Rocky” Martinez (30-3-3,18KOs) came in at 133.5, while his opponent, Cuban Gold Olympic Medalist, Yuriorkis Gamboa (29-2,17 KOs), fared at 134.6. The .06 exceeded the contractual agreement for the bout, forcing Gamboa a 2 hour window to come in at the agreed upon weight limit of 134. Luckily, Gamboa made weight within the contractual two hour window.
Cali’s Davonte McCowen weighed in at 130.6, while his contemporary, Malik Warren tipped the scale 1 pound less, at 129.6
Mexico’s Hector Suarez ( 12-10-2, 6KOs) tipped the scale at 131.6 while, Puerto Rico born Jayson Velez (28-5-1, 20KO) weighed in at 130.2
Panamanian Jezreel “El Invincible” Corrales ( 23-2,9 Kos) weighed in at 134.25. His opponent, Memphis bred, Ladarius “Memphis” Miller(19-1,6KOs) came in at 135.5
Shawn West (3-0,2KOs) weighed in at 139.8. His Staten Island opponent, Kenny Robles (6-1,3KOs) came in at 138.8
Jonathan Steele (9-4-1, 6KOs) weighed in at 139.8. His opponent, Baltimore Native, Malik Hawkins (15-0, 9KOs) scaled at 140.2
Samuel Gutierrez (16-23-6, 6KOs) came in at 116.4 on the first weigh in. Gutierrez came in at 116.2 on the reweigh. His opponent, Dylan Price (8-0 6KOs) scales 115.6.
Terrance Harris (0-1) weighed in at an even 134, while his rival, Demichael Harris (0-0) came in at 130.6
Mexico’s Luis Avila (8-18, 5KOs) weighed 139.2, while opponent, DC bred, Kareem Martin (12-2-1, 3KOs) topped the scale at 139.8
Houston’s Isau Duenez (1-8-1) came in at 122.2, and Trenton New Jersey’s Jovan Woodard Jr. (0-0) scaled 120.8
Freddy Hernandez (34-11,22KOs) would be weighed 3 times in order to come in at the 160 pound weight limit. First, Hernandez came in at 160.2, the second time at 160.2, then on the 3rd and final scale attempt, he weighed an even 160. His opponent, Immanuel Aleem (18-1-2, 11KOs) came in at 160.2 but, during reached 160 even during the reweigh in.