Ismael Barroso and Ohara Davies battle it out for the interim WBA tremendous light-weight title on Saturday, December 2 at Toyota Middle in Houston, Texas. The bout is serves because the co-feature on the cardboard, topped by Ryan Garcia vs Oscar Duarte stay on DAZN. The competition is scheduled for 12 rounds.
Miami-based Ismael Barroso (24-4-2, 22 KOs) seems to be to return to profitable methods after his defeat by way of ninth-round TKO in opposition to Rolando Romero in Might, which snapped his four-win streak. The 40-year-old native of El Tigre, Venezuela challenged Anthony Crolla for WBA light-weight title in Might 2016, however was stopped within the seventh spherical.
“I’m very excited to have one other alternative to indicate that I’m on the world championship degree,” Barroso stated. “I proved it in my final combat, and this time I’m going to ensure there’s little doubt by any means. My crew has caught by me via every little thing and it has motivated me to get again into the ring and make all our arduous work repay. When combat night time comes, I’ll be able to have my hand raised and go away the ring with the title.”
British Ohara Davies (25-2, 18 KOs) received his earlier bout in March by knockout within the ninth spherical in opposition to Lewis Ritson. The 31-year-old of Hackney, London makes his U.S. debut and appears for his eighth win in a row.
“Completely over the moon to get this combat confirmed, it’s gonna be a troublesome combat as a result of Barroso must be the true WBA world champion already as he was smoking Rolly Romero, however excited to get the combat we have been meant to get three years in the past in Dubai,” Davies stated. “On December 2 I’m coming to knock Ismael Barroso out and grow to be interim world champion. Huge thanks to the Golden Boy crew, Oscar, Eric and my supervisor Lee Eaton for all their arduous work. It’s time to rock and roll!”
In the principle occasion, Los Angeles’ boxing star Ryan Garcia makes his ring return in opposition to Mexican contender Oscar Duarte. The pair squares off within the scheduled for 12 rounds bout at tremendous light-weight.
Within the UK and Australia, Garcia vs Duarte airs stay on Sunday, December 3.
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