Welcome to Fightful's live coverage of Gervonta Davis vs. Ricardo Nunez. Davis will return home to have his first pro fight in his hometown of Baltimore, defending his WBA super featherweight title against mandatory challenger Ricardo Nunez.
We'll be providing quick results of the undercard, which can be seen for free at Fightful, as well as the main card and provide live, round-by-round coverage of the main event. You can join in the discussion on our Disqus board below.
Main Card (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET):
- Gervonta Davis defeated Ricardo Nunez by TKO, round 2, 1:33 to retain the WBA "Super" Super Featherweight Title
- Yuriorkis Gamboa defeated Rocky Martinez by KO, round 2, 2:00
- Ladarius Miller defeated Jezreel Corrales by split decision (96-93, 93-96, 95-94)
Prelim Card (Fightful, 6:30 p.m. ET):
- Kareem Martin defeated Luis Avila by TKO, round 3, 3:00
- Malik Hawkins defeated Jonathan Steele by unanimous decision (79-73, 79-73, 78-74)
- Dylan Price defeated Samuel Gutierrez by unanimous decision (79-73, 79-73, 78-74)
Gervonta Davis vs. Ricardo Nunez: WBA “Super” Super Featherweight Title
Round 1: Nunez starts jabbing away and throwing body shots, coming forward to the champion. Davis lands a left jab to the body. Davis then connects with a short right-hand shot to the body. Nunez blocks a left hook from Davis and both men briefly trade punches. Davis lands a jab upstairs, then a left hook upstairs. Davis lands a left hand late in the round and is looking more comfortable at the end of the round.
Fightful scored round 1 for Davis 10-9
Round 2: Nunez catches Davis with an uppercut and corners the champion at the start of the round. Nunez then tries to cut the ring off for Davis and Davis misses with the short hook. Nunez barely lands a left jab upstairs. Davis hits Nunez with a right body shot. Davis staggers Nunez and throws a flurry of punches. The referee steps in and Davis retains the title!
Official Result: Gervonta Davis defeated Ricardo Nunez by TKO, round 2, 1:33 to retain the WBA "Super" Super Featherweight Title