The undefeated world champion in two different weight classes Gervonta Davis entered this fight with a perfect record of 23-0-0 (22 KOs=96%) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Teofimo Lopez). In his last three bouts he has won over Hugo Ruiz (Gervonta Davis vs Hugo Ruiz), Ricardo Nunez (Gervonta Davis vs Ricardo Nunez) and Yuriorkis Gamboa (Gervonta Davis vs Yuriorkis Gamboa).
His opponent, the world champion in three different weight classes Leo Santa Cruz, has an official boxing record of 37-1-1 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 super featherweight. ‘El Terremoto’ Santa Cruz suffered his only loss when he faced Carl Frampton in 2016 (via majority decision, Santa Cruz vs Frampton I), since then he has won five bouts taking revenge on Frampton in 2017 (Frampton vs Santa Cruz II) and beating Rafael Rivera (Leo Santa Cruz vs Rafael Rivera) and Miguel Flores in 2019 (Leo Santa Cruz vs Miguel Flores). Santa Cruz vs Davis is valid for the WBA lightweight and super-featherweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!