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Gervonta Davis vs. Abner Mares
The World Boxing Association super world super featherweight title will be on the line when defending champion Gervonta Davis faces Abner Mares on February 9 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The bout is scheduled for 12 rounds can be seen on Showtime.
When: Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Where: Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California
Why: World Boxing Association Super World Super Featherweight Title
Gervonta Davis vs. Abner Mare Fight Preview
Gervonta Davis was labeled by the great Floyd Mayweather Jr. as the “future of boxing” and that moniker is getting easier to understand. Mayweather saw in Davis the ability to dominate like few other boxers in recent memory. Davis has never lost a fight in his career and at the age of 24 he is still just getting started with what looks to be a considerable amount of upside. On February 9 “Tank” will be facing battle tested veteran Abner Mares in defense of Davis’ World Boxing Association super world super featherweight title belt. Mares is a past champion in his own right with three different weight class titles during his career. More
World Boxing Association Super World Featherweight Title
Defending champion Gervonta Davis is ranked second in the world at the age of only 24. “Tank” is a native of Baltimore, Maryland where he still resides. Davis has a career record of 20-0 with a total of 19 knockout wins for his career. Davis is a two-time super featherweight champion. Davis stands at five feet, five- and one-half inches tall with aa reach of 67- and one-half inches and a southpaw stance.
Davis has been training since the age of five and was one of the greatest amateur boxers of all-time culminating with the 2012 National Golden Gloves championship. In fact, Davis was so dedicated to boxing that he dropped out of high school to focus solely on his career.
Davis last stepped into the ring on April 21, 2018 against Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for the World Boxing Association super world super featherweight title. Davis was the winner in a third-round knockout. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds.
Prior to that Davis met Francisco Fonseca on August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Davis scored an eighth-round knockout round over Fonseca and won the Boxing Federation world super featherweight title
Davis has been a professional for six years and won his first championship on November 15, 2016 when he beat Jose Pedraza at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Davis credits Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his remarkable ability stay composed during a fight. Indeed, he has been a long-time student of Mayweather, who has mentored Davis in the past when his pro career was just starting out.
Abner Mares is 33 years old and has a career record of 31-3-1 with a total of 15 knockout wins for his career. Mares stands at five feet four- and one-half inches tall with a reach of 66 inches while fighting from an orthodox stance. A native of Mexico, Mares now resides in Montebello, California.
Mares last fight was on June, 2018 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles when he faced Leo Santa Cruz in a scheduled 12 round bout that was for the World Boxing Association super world featherweight title. Leo Santa Cruz won a 12 round unanimous decision.
Gervonta Davis vs. Abner Mares
Davis is the proven champion that will be expected to dominate this fight.
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The currentboxing line has not yet been released. If Davis is the boxing favorite at -200 it means you have to risk $200 to win $100. Should Mares be this fight’s underdog, that has value at +180, it means that for every $100 bet you will win $180.
Total Rounds Betting
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