DAVIS VS. SANTA CRUZ OFFICIAL WEIGHTS, PHOTOS AND COMMISSION OFFICIALS
Saturday, October 31 Live on SHOWTIME PPV®
at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
WBA Super Featherweight / WBA Lightweight World Championship – 12 Rounds
Gervonta Davis – 129 ¾ lbs.
Leo Santa Cruz – 129 ½ lbs.
Referee: Rafael Ramos; Judges: Glenn Feldman (Conn.), Alejandro Rochin (Calif.), David Sutherland (Okla.)
WBA Super Lightweight World Championship – 12 Rounds
Mario Barrios – 139 ½ lbs.
Ryan Karl – 140 lbs.
Referee: Luis Pabon; Judges: Ruben Carrion (Texas), Wilfredo Esperon (Texas), Jose Roberto Torres (Puerto Rico)
Super Lightweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Regis Prograis – 141 ½ lbs.*
Juan Heraldez – 139 ½ lbs.
*Prograis failed to make weight at the 140-pound limit and the fighters have agreed to fight at a higher weight.
Referee: Rafael Ramos; Judges: Gregorio Alvarez (Texas), Joel Elizondo (Texas), Ellis Johnson (Texas)
IBF Lightweight Title Eliminator – 12 Rounds
Isaac Cruz – 132 lbs.
Diego Magdaleno – 134 ¾ lbs.
Referee: Mark Calo-oy; Judges: Joel Elizondo (Texas), Ellis Johnson (Texas), Rafael Ramos (Texas)
The announce team for the SHOWTIME PPV telecast is comprised of the most experienced and decorated boxing team on television. Veteran sportscaster Brian Custer is the host. Versatile combat sports voice Mauro Ranallo handles blow-by-blow action alongside Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and four-time world champion Abner Mares. Two Hall of Famers round out the telecast team: boxing historian Steve Farhood as unofficial scorer, and world-renowned ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. In addition, former world champion Raúl Marquez and sportscaster Alejandro Luna serve as expert analysts in Spanish on Secondary Audio Programming (SAP).
The executive producer of the SHOWTIME PPV telecast is four-time Emmy award winner David Dinkins, Jr. The director is Bob Dunphy, son of legendary Hall of Famer Don Dunphy. The pair has been guiding SHOWTIME Sports’ flagship series SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® since its inception in 1986 and has produced the three highest-grossing pay-per-view events of all time (Mayweather-Pacquiao, Mayweather-McGregor, Mayweather-Canelo).
ABOUT DAVIS VS. SANTA CRUZ
Davis vs. Santa Cruz will see three-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis and four-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz battle for the WBA Super Featherweight and WBA Lightweight Championships headlining a SHOWTIME PPV Saturday, October 31 (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The stacked undercard will feature unbeaten San Antonio native and WBA Super Lightweight Champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios defending his title against hard-hitting Ryan “Cowboy” Karl in the co-main event and former super lightweight world champion Regis “Rougarou” Prograis will take on unbeaten contender Juan Heraldez in a 10-round showdown. In the telecast opener, lightweight contenders Isaac Cruz and Diego Magdaleno will battle in an IBF title eliminator bout.
The event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, TGB Promotions, GTD Promotions and Santa Cruz Boxing Club. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. The Alamodome has implemented a comprehensive health and safety plan to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. All fans attending the event will be screened upon entry and are required to wear a mask as well as follow social distancing guidelines. Tickets will be distributed in seat blocks known as “pods” to maintain distance between groups not from the same party. For more information, visit Alamodome.com.
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