It was announced in tonight’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast that undefeated WBA Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta Davis will defend his title against mandatory challenger Ricardo Nuñez on Saturday, July 27 live on SHOWTIME® in Baltimore.
It will be a championship homecoming for the 24-year-old star, who will fight for the first time as a world champion in front of his hometown fans.
The Floyd Mayweather protégé and youngest U.S.-born world titlist in boxing has knocked out 20 of his 21 professional opponents, including KOs in all five of his world championship fights.
Davis is coming off a first-round knockout of former world champion Hugo Ruiz in February on SHOWTIME in his first headlining attraction.
The televised co-features and venue will be announced in the near-future.