Last Saturday’s blockbuster pay-per-view event featuring Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz along with the event’s co-feature, Mario Barrios vs. Ryan Karl, will air on SHOWTIME this Saturday, November 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Below are some stats, accolades and notable tweets coming out of the event.
Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz hit No. 1 on Google Trend on Saturday, October 31. Gervonta Davis’ KO highlight has generated over 9M views, over 1M engagements and over 5M impressions across social platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.
Gervonta Davis KO highlight trended at No. 1 on YouTube worldwide Sunday-Monday and trended No. 2 and No. 3 on Twitter on fight night!
Twitter Reactions: Daivs vs Santa Cruz
Knockout of the Year!! My GOODNESS!! Night Night @Gervontaa 👏🏾🙏🏾
— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 1, 2020
I think I just saw the best pound for pound fighter in the world @Gervontaa!!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 1, 2020
LL Cool J:
Amazing performance. Leo is an absolute warrior. Tank did what he was supposed to do. 💪🏾💯 https://t.co/OmhiUrM1JN
— LLCOOLJ (@llcoolj) November 1, 2020
— Saquon Barkley (@saquon) November 1, 2020
My lord! What a vicious uppercut that was. Praying for the health and safety of Santa Cruz there. The young man “Tank” Davis has some serious venom in that back hand shot. Incredible!@ProperWhiskey fight night 🥊
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 1, 2020
Santa Cruz was fighting his ass off… but that power boy daaaaaaaaaaaaaamn
— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) November 1, 2020
FIGHT NIGHT ‼️ pic.twitter.com/1MQZK4RS3l
— CASANOVA (@CASANOVA_2X) November 1, 2020
— Deandre Hopkins (@DeAndreHopkins) November 1, 2020
Congratulations champ “TANK” @Gervontaa 🙏🏿
— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) November 1, 2020
We not worthy Tank 🥊🥊
— Jalen Rose (@JalenRose) November 1, 2020
This Week on The PBC Podcast: Davis-Santa Cruz, Stanionis-DeLoach & The Return of Luis Ortiz
This week on The PBC Podcast, a full breakdown of Gervonta “Tank” Davis’ epic knockout of Leo Santa Cruz last weekend on SHOWTIME PPV-and an analysis of the entire card. Plus, hosts Kenneth Bouhairie and Michael Rosenthal preview Wednesday night’s FS1 PBC Fight Night card, headlined by a welterweight battle between Eimantas Stanionis and Justin DeLoach, as well as Saturday night’s heavyweight tripleheader on FOX PBC Fight Night featuring the return of Luis “King Kong” Ortiz. This and much more, right here: www.premierboxingchampions.com/ podcast.
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“Thousands of punches landed during a memorable weekend of boxing from all over the world—but there was only one people will be talking about for years to come.” – Bleacher Report
“Each fighter needs that notable performance to make the casual fan pay attention and catapult them to mainstream popularity. This was the moment for Tank.” – Jalen Rose of ESPN’s Jalen and Jacoby
“Exactly the sort of fight that can bring boxing to a larger base…” – ESPN
Gervonta “Tank” Davis lived up to his billing — and then some …” – CBS Sports
“… an emphatic victory over Leo Santa Cruz that is likely to garner knockout of the year honors.” – The Athletic