Highlights of Gervonta Davis’ full fight video against Isaac Cruz – .

Highlights of Gervonta Davis’ full fight video against Isaac Cruz – .

Watch Gervonta Davis vs. Isaac Cruz in full fight video from their main event above, courtesy of multiple sources.

Davis vs. Cruz took place on December 5 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Gervonta Davis (26-0) put his WBA lightweight belt on the line against Isaac Cruz (22-2-1), which was broadcast live on Showtime pay per view. Watch more video highlights below.

For more on Davis vs Cruz, check out the Bad Left Hook live blog.

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 1st round

Cruz with a body shot and a left hook at the top of the Davis clips. Cruz definitely advances as he always does, he does not launch any stylistic curve. Davis remains patient. Cruz pushes him away with a small right hand. There are also Cruz fans here, which is probably not a big surprise. And they let themselves be heard. Cruz gets off to a good start. Body shots, going up. Davis hits a hook with Cruz’s glove. Cruz returns to the body. Cruz misses a lunge hook, Davis misses a block but comes back with a good left uppercut. Oh big blow from Cruz and Davis hurt his right hand a bit! Not bad, but he felt it. Davis shoots the left uppercut to the body. Cruz forces this fight. It’s funny! Cruz slips at the end of the round, not a reversal.

Croix 10-9

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 2nd round

Davis is moving, but it rather looks like he’s looking for an opening to throw instead of just ‘uploading data’, something I wish no one had ever said because now it says every three fights on the television. Davis looking for those uppercuts, throwing with both hands. He wants it badly. And the crowd clings to it. They also prevent Cruz from doing as much as he did in the first round, Cruz knows that they are dangerous as hell. Davis with a straight line to the left, out of the glove. Cruz with another blow which catches Davis’s attention a little, Tank cannot ignore this guy and he is not. Davis with a late shot dead body.

Davis 10-9, 19-19

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 3rd round

Cruz is not afraid of Davis but he is not stupid either. Davis seems to be at least having a little trouble being the greatest fighter for once, he’s just not used to it. Both throw bombs, don’t land them clean, but the intention is there on both sides. Davis’ jab didn’t start. Cruz continues to advance. Davis landing blows here and there, Cruz increases the tempo. If that’s enough for a judge, Cruz wins for that judge, because Davis isn’t doing anything sensational here or anything. Still. Good left of Davis. Cruz eats it and continues to come. Happens again.

Davis 10-9, 29-28

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 4th run

Cruz still has some success and a good first half of this round. Davis looking at least slightly annoyed or frustrated. Davis is in love with this uppercut, he wants the knockout so badly about it. I mean, he might get it, but it kinda reminds me of when Donaire got TOO MUCH in his left hook and overlooked so many other things. Davis with a neat finish on the lap but I thought Cruz had won too much of it.

Cruz 10-9, 38-38

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 5th round

Davis lands straight to the left. Bernstein notes that it was better for him tonight than the uppercut. Cruz’s jab and right uppercut. Uppercut and straight left of Davis. This straight to left line is really his best shot tonight. Tank has been warned several times by Thomas Taylor for struggling a bit. Davis throws a hard right hook, then runs off. It sounds insulting but it is not. Chop left of Davis. He shows his speed late in this lap. Very good handle for Tank. The class showed here.

Davis 10-9, 48-47

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 6th run

Davis right hook kick at the start, back to the straight left. Another. Directly from Cruz. Good blow from him too. Cruz always brings warmth when he can, but Davis did well to move and prevent Cruz from walking efficiently as he did earlier. You can tell that Cruz really came up with the best game plan he can have, and that he’s performing as well as you can hope for. He fights really well and shows his quality. Davis is just a very good fighter at worst. Gervonta’s timing has improved as he DOWNLOADS DATA! Cruz throws an uppercut but it is suffocated. Cruz to the body, then misses a follow-up hook. Davis does settle in, however.

Davis 10-9, 58-56

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 7th round

Davis always lands the best shots. Cruz always works very hard and does a good job up close when he gets there. He does a decent round and tries to reach the body, but when Davis lets go of his hands it shows how different their speed is. Cruz with an uppercut, but Tank comes to life and throws his hands. Cruz’s right hand is JUST missing, it was a big blow thrown with heat but not quite there. Davis slams his hook, throwing a left behind him. Cruz’s nose is bloody and he wipes it. Cruz is frozen now as Davis begins to prepare plans. Cruz’s body work, perhaps low, but let’s be true, he got lost all night.

Davis 10-9, 68-65

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 8th round

Cruz stumbles for about 30 seconds in the lap. The crowd is ready to explode if / when Tank lands the big bang. Cruz trying to continue to come forward, Davis not letting him do much at this stage, at least not effectively. He misses it, walks away, then lets go of his hands and really lets them fly in spurts. Davis is just too good for Cruz. Cruz still has a decent bodywork job, but at this point it doesn’t make a difference. Cruz with a few good shots about 30 seconds from the end of the round. A little more wrestling. Cruz with another good series of shots just before the end of the round. He continues to JUST stay in the fight.

Davis 10-9, 78-74

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 9th round

Cruz trying to start quickly, eats a good left which cuts off the momentum. Davis remains patient and alert, fights smart. Cruz also fights intelligently, in the sense that he does what he should do. He can’t box with Tank but he keeps trying to force the fight and land something that makes a real difference. A good lap from Davis, a good body work and he made some adjustments after being a little roughed up in 8th.

Davis 10-9, 87-84

DAVIS vs CRUZ: Day 10

Cruz with good rights to start the round. Gervonta comes forward, but Cruz wins a right. Davis’s right hooks, however. There is a left hand. Now he seems comfortable to come forward. Davis is building up the pressure. It was a very good round for Davis at the start, but Cruz again brings some heat, shakes Davis a bit and stays in this fight, giving himself an argument in rounds. Davis doesn’t seem too bothered but Cruz is doing a good job.

Cruz 10-9, Davis 96-94

DAVIS vs CRUZ: 11th round

Steve Farhood also has it 96-94 for Davis. It was anything but an explosion. You have to wonder if Davis is “special” at 135 or 140, because while he’s clearly still good enough, we haven’t seen that in three fights at 135/140. Cruz continues to do a good job in this round. This fight is A LOT closer than Tank and his corner might think, and I think Cruz pulled off another round here. I also think Davis’s left hand is injured.

Cruz 10-9, Davis 105-104

DAVIS vs CRUZ : 12th round

Respect shown in the middle of the ring, but Davis clearly didn’t touch the gloves, he gave her a little hug. Davis trying to use his jab, his corner told him emphatically he needed this trick to be sure. Davis ONLY throws his jab early, attempting to dance and jab, dance and jab. Davis right hook, but almost stumbles. He is clearly not at ease, but he does ALL he can with his right hand and Cruz cannot pass the jab. Davis stumbles again while lashing out with his right, almost broke his ankle there but seems to be fine. Davis is going to win this round and, for me, the fight with just his right hand in round 12. Cruz just couldn’t do anything as he moved and stung.

Davis 10-9, 115-113

Official ruling: Gervonta Davis beats Isaac Cruz (116-112, 115-113 x2)


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