WBA 130-pound champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis and WBA(Regular) Super Lightweight Champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios went face-to-face for the final time on Friday at the weigh-in before they meet in the SHOWTIME PPV main event this Saturday, June 26, from the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta in a Premier Boxing Champions event.
Davis, who is fighting at 140 for the first time in his career, came in at 139 ¾ pounds, while Barrios weighed in at 139 ½ pounds.
Also, on the televised undercard, Erickson “Hammer” Lubin will battle former unified champion Jeison Rosario, in a WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator in the co-main event.
Super welterweight contender Carlos Adames and Mexico’s Alexis Salazar will battle in a 10-round showdown, and hard-hitting Olympian Batyr Akhmedov and former world champion Argenis Mendez will square off in the opening bout of the PPV telecast beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Below are the weights, referee, and judges for all the fighters on the televised card:
WBA Super Lightweight World Championship – 12 Rounds
Gervonta Davis – 139 ¾ lbs.
Mario Barrios – 139 ½ lbs.
Referee: Thomas Taylor; Judges: Barry Lindenman (N.C.), David Sutherland (Okla.), Zachary Young (Calif.)
WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator – 12 Rounds
Erickson Lubin – 153 ½ lbs.
Jeison Rosario – 154 lbs.
Referee: Jerry Cantu; Judges: Robert Hoyle (Nev.), Ed Kanner (Ga.), Zachary Young (Calif.)
Super Welterweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Carlos Adames – 157 lbs.*
Alexis Salazar – 157 lbs.*
Referee: Jim Korb; Judges: Nola Oliver (Ga.), Richard Sells (Ga.), David Sutherland (Okla.)
*Contracted weight is 157 lbs.
WBA Super Lightweight Title Eliminator – 12 Rounds
Batyr Akhmedov – 139 ½ lbs.
Argenis Mendez – 139 ½ lbs.
Referee: Brian Stutts; Judges: Robert Hoyle (Nev.), Barry Lindenman (N.C.), Richard Sells (Ga.)