Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Isaac Cruz will hit the scales today in Los Angeles, as they’re set to headline Sunday night’s Showtime pay-per-view at the Staples Center, in what will be the last boxing event under that name before it changes on Christmas Day. Updates from the weigh-in will come in this stream, if you’re unable to watch Davis (25-0, 24 KO) is the with Cruz (22-1-1, 15 KO) seen as too small — though he is a career lightweight — and too slow by most to avoid Davis’ big power and much faster hands and feet.
The undercard has three fights expected to be more evenly matched: Sebastian Fundora vs Sergio Garcia at junior middleweight, Sergiy Derevyanchenko vs Carlos Adames at middleweight, and Eduardo Ramirez vs Miguel Marriaga at featherweight. We’ll have live updates from the weigh-in, leading up to full live coverage on Sunday, December 5, starting at 8 pm ET. Gervonta Davis and Isaac Cruz weighed in at 134.5 pounds apiece (half a pound below the lightweight limit) for their Sunday, Dec.
5 bout at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. Sebastian Fundora weighed in at 153.25 pounds and his opponent Sergio Garcia stopped the scales at 153.5 ahead of their junior middleweight co-main event 12-round tussle. Sergey Derevyachenko and Carlos Adames weighed in at 159.5 pounds each for their middleweight undercard 10-rounder. Five-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis and hard-hitting contender Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz went face-to-face at the official weigh-in Saturday before they battle for Davis’ WBA Lightweight Title in the SHOWTIME PPV main event this Sunday, December 5 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. (photos by Esther Lin, Sean Michael Ham) The pay-per-view telecast will begin at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and see Davis’ third-straight pay-per-view headlining attraction, as the three-division champion duels the IBF-ranked No. 2 lightweight in Cruz, a Mexico City-native who has earned his “Pitbull” moniker through his hardnosed style.
Gervonta Davis vs Isaac Cruz Fight Card
December 5 🇺🇸 Los Angeles, California
- Gervonta Davis vs Isaac Cruz (12 rounds – lightweight)
- Sebastian Fundora vs Sergio Garcia (12 rounds – super-welterweight)
- Sergiy Derevyanchenko vs. Carlos Adames (10 rounds – middleweight)