WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (24-0, 15 KOs) is due to return to the ring on October 3 in the United States. This was announced by the American's promoter Eddie Hearn. Haney's rival will likely be Yuriorkis Gamboa (30-3, 18 KOs).
Full fight video, which became the main event of the boxing evening in Atlanta, Georgia, and in which Gervonta Davis and Yuriorkis Gamboa challenged vacant regular WBA lightweight title.
Gervonta Davis (22-0, 21 KOs) and Yuriorkis Gamboa (30-2, 18 KOs) made the weight limit of lightweight division during an official weigh-in before their fight in Atlanta, Georgia. Davis needed two attempts to make the limit of 135 pounds. Gamboa made weight on his first attempt. They will fight for regular WBA lightweight title. For Davis, it will be the official debut in this weight category. At the faceoff after the weigh-in Davis shoved Gamboa with both hands, which caused scuffles among the teams of the opponents.
A live webcast of the evening of boxing from Atlanta, Georgia, where in the main event Gervonta Davis and Yuriorkis Gamboa will fight for the vacant regular WBA lightweight title. Also this evening WBA interim light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal will defend his title in a fight against the former two divisions champion Badou Jack.