Davis just won the Knockout of the Year from Leo Santa Cruz last October in the 130-pound division. Now he’ll be looking to put on 10 pounds of weight when he takes on Barrios, who holds the WBA secondary title in the 140-pound division. Barrios also has an unbeaten record with 17 knockouts.
The card also marks the return of a pair of junior middleweights looking to return to the title race when Erickson Lubin meets Jeison Rosario in the main co-event. Lubin is leading a five-game winning streak while Rosario lost his pair of titles in a TKO loss to Jermell Charlo last September.
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Battle card, results
- Gervonta Davis v Mario Barrios (c), WBA junior regular welterweight title
- Erickson Lubin vs. Jeison Rosario, junior middleweights
- Carlos Adames beat. Alexis Salazar by KO in the third round
- Batyr Akhmedov won. Argenis Mendez via eighth round TKO (injury)