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WBA Super Featherweight World Championship Bout – 12 Rounds
Gervonta Davis: 129 ¾*
Hugo Ruiz: 129 ½.
Referee: Jack Reiss (Calif.); Judges: Max DeLuca (Calif.), Larry Hazzard, Jr. (N.J.), Zachary Young (Calif.)
* — Davis initially weighed in at 130.2 pounds. He came back within the allotted time frame one hour later and made weight at 129.8 pounds.
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Mario Barrios: 142 ½
Richard Zamora: 141 ¼
Referee: Ray Corona (Calif.); Judges: Carla Caiz (Calif.), Alejandro Rochin (Calif.), Daniel Sandoval (Calif.)
Lightweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Javier Fortuna: 135
Sharif Bogere: 135 ½
Referee: Thomas Taylor (Calif.); Judges: Max DeLuca (Calif.), Fernando Villareal (Calif.), Zachary Young (Calif.)
“I was in New York for the Thurman fight about three weeks ago and got off track a little bit. I was heavy there, but once I got back into the groove and back to training it was fine. I feel fine. Making 130 is not a problem. It’s not a distraction. I feel fine. I’m not dehydrated and my face isn’t sunken. I’ll be ready to go tomorrow.”
“It’s kind of expected. He’s missed weight before, so it’s not surprising. I feel great at this weight of 130 pounds. This is the weight I want to be at. I’d fight every month if I could.”
“the meaning of this fight is to keep showcasing my talents and to represent my city of San Antonio. Of course Zamora is dangerous, but come Saturday night I’ll be more dangerous.
If it were up to me I’d be fighting for a world title tomorrow night.”
“I’m not looking for the knockout. If it comes, it comes. If it doesn’t come, then I’ll take it by decision.”
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Super Welterweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Erickson Lubin: 155 ¾
Ishe Smith: 155 ¾
Super Lightweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Juan Heraldez: 141 ¾
Eddie Ramirez: 141 ¾
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ABOUT DAVIS VS. RUIZ
Gervonta Davis vs. Hugo Ruiz pits the WBA Super Featherweight World Champion Davis against the former world champion Ruiz in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday, February 9 from Dignity Health Sports Park, formerly StubHub Center, in Carson, Calif., and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and features undefeated super lightweight Mario Barrios taking on Mexico’s Richard Zamora and former world champion Javier Fortuna battling lightweight contender Sharif Bogere.
The event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, TGB Promotions and Sampson Boxing and tickets are sale now and can be purchased at AXS.com.