Gervanto Davis vs Rolando Romero is all set to headline a PBC & Showtime Boxing PPV event on May 28, 2022, at Barclays Center, New York, US. Gervaonta Davis will defend his WBA(regular) Lightweight title against Rolando Romero.
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Gervonta Davis vs Rolando Romero which was supposed to happen last year in December. However, weeks before the bout, Romero was accused of sexual assault. After a complaint was lodged and investigation started, Showtime acted quickly to replace him with Isaac Cruz.
Davis defended the title against Isaac Cruz and went on to win the bout easily. Romero was cleared of charges earlier this year after investigators did not find him in any wrongdoing. So, Davis has agreed to revisit the originally scheduled bout on May 28 now.
Both Rolando Romero and Gervonta Davis are undefeated so far and have won most of their matches via knockout. Gervonta Davis is coming off a unanimous decision victory against Isaac Cruz whereas Rolando Romero last defeated Anthony Yigit via TKO in the seventh round.
One of these fighters will finally get their first professional boxing loss when they collide against each other at the Barclays Center on May 28.
The tickets for Gervonta Davis vs Rolando Romero WBA (Regular) Lightweight Championship bout at Barclays Center can be booked via the below link.
Tale of the Tape
|Boxer Name||Gervonta Davis||Rolando Romero|
|Height||5’51⁄2” (166 cm)||5′8″ (173 cm)|
|Reach||671⁄2” (171 cm)||68 (173 cm)|
Undercard (Fight Card)
- Gervonta Davis(c) vs. Rolando Romero – 12 rounds bout for Davis’s WBA(Regular) lightweight title
- Erislandy Lara(c) vs. Gary O’Sullivan – 12 rounds bout for Lara’s WBA(Regular) Middleweight Title
- Jesús Ramos vs. Luke Santamaría – 10 rounds Super Welterweight bout
- Eduardo Ramírez vs. Luis Meléndez – 10 rounds Super Featherweight bout
News & Updates
Oct 6, 2021: Gervonta Davis announced that he will defend WBA (Regular) Lightweight title against Rolando Romero on Dec 5.
Nov 1, 2021: After sexual assault allegation came out against Romero, Showtime announced that Isaac Cruz will replace him.
Dec 5, 2021: Davis defeated Cruz to retain the WBA(regular) Lightweight title.
Jan 24, 2022: Reports came out that discussions regarding Davis vs Romero are back on after Romero was cleared off allegations.
Mar 12, 2022: Davis announced that he will fight on May 28.
Mar 21, 2022: Romero told The Last Stand Podcast, “I knew that I was innocent. I knew that I had a good team behind me. So, it was just like it was a matter of time.”
Mar 21, 2022: Romero told The Last Stand Podcast, “Tank, I don’t think he’s as big of a puncher as people think. I think he just bullies a bunch of small dudes and weight-drained opponents.”
Apr 6, 2022: Davis said in an interview, “I have unfinished business with ‘Rolly’ and still plan on punishing him for as long as the fight lasts.” He added, “He’s soft. That’s what he is. He’s soft.”
Apr 13, 2022: Romero said in the press conference, “Everybody’s underestimating me. He’s gonna get knocked out and that’s that.” He added, ” I feel very bad for him. He may be punch drunk after this. He can barely speak as it is. He’s gonna have severe brain damage.”