Gervonta Davis (24-0, 23 KOs) may have his next fight in the super lightweight division. According to preliminary information, Tank can face 26-year-old Mario Barrios (26-0, 17 KOs), the owner of the regular WBA belt in in the super lightweights.
Serhii Bohachuk (17-0, 17 KOs) and Brandon Adams (22-3, 14 KOs) have undergone the official weigh-in procedure ahead of their 10-round bout in Gainabo, Puerto Rico, which will have the WBC Continental Americas title at stake. At the weigh-in, Bohachuk and Adams showed the same weight - 153.8 lbs.
Bob Arum, the promoter of the former world lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko, shared his opinion on a possible fight between his ward and WBC title holder Devin Haney. According to Arum, he will gladly arrange this fight if the undefeated American fighter wants to enter the ring with the Ukrainian.
Former world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-1, 22 KOs) is due to finally face Chris Arreola (38-6-1, 33 KOs) on April 24. The event will take place in the USA. Previously, the boxers' fight was scheduled for the end of 2020.
Saturday's fight with Jerry Forrest turned out to be not the best for the unbeaten Chinese heavyweight champion Zhilei Zhang (22-0-1, 17 KOs). Zhang was able to draw this fight with great difficulty, having lost a lot of health in the ring. The manager of 37-year-old two-meter Chinese, Terry Lane, says that despite the fact that his fighter did not achieve victory, there will be no step back in his career.
Avni Yildirim (21-3, 12 KOs) earned $2.5 million in Saturday's fight against Saul Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) for the super middleweight WBA, WBC and The Ring belts. For the 29-year-old Turk, who competed in the World Boxing Super Series, this was the largest purse in his professional career.
WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) easily defeated WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim (21-3, 12 KOs) in the main event of the evening at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. Canelo dominated every moment of every round. In the third round, he dropped Yildirim with a powerful right hand, and tried to finish Yildirim up to the bell. Yildirim did not come out of the corner after the break.
On the undercard of Canelo vs Yildirim, the fight of two heavyweights Zhang Zhilei (22-0-1, 17 KOs) and Jerry Forrest (26-4-1, 20 KOs) was assessed by the judges as a draw. The scores were 95-93 in favor of Forrest and twice 93-93.