GERVONTA DAVIS VS. ROLANDO ROMERO FINAL WEIGHTS, PHOTOS, AND COMMISSION OFFICIALS FOR WBA LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME PPV®
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SHOWTIME PPV® – Saturday, 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Barclays Center
WBA Lightweight Championship – 12 Rounds
Gervonta Davis – 133 ¾ lbs.
Rolando Romero – 134 ¼ lbs.
Referee: David Fields; Judges: Ron McNair (N.Y.), Kevin Morgan (N.Y.), Robin Taylor (N.Y.)
WBA Middleweight Championship – 12 Rounds
Erislandy Lara – 159 ¾ lbs.
Gary O’Sullivan – 159 lbs.
Referee: Benjy Esteves; Judges: Allen Nace (N.Y.), Tony Paolillo (N.Y.), Waleska Roldan (N.Y.)
Jesús Ramos – 153 ½ lbs.
Luke Santamaría – 154 lbs.
Referee: Arthur Mercante Jr.; Judges: Mark Consentino (N.J.), Ken Ezzo (Conn.), Steve Weisfeld (N.J.)
Super Featherweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Eduardo Ramírez – 130 lbs.
Luis Meléndez – 130 lbs.
Referee: Johnny Callas; Judges: Bernard Bruni (Penn.), John McKaie (N.Y.), John Poturaj (N.J.)
Live Prelims on SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Channel – Saturday, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
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Super Welterweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Luis Arias – 155 ¼ lbs.
Jimmy Williams – 154 lbs.
Referee: TBD; Judges: TBD
Welterweight Bout – 6 Rounds
Jalil Hackett – 145 lbs.
Jose Belloso – 145 ¾ lbs.
Referee: TBD; Judges: TBD
The most trusted and experienced team in combat sports will be on the pay-per-view call. Veteran sportscaster Brian Custer will host the SHOWTIME PPV telecast while renowned International Boxing Hall of Famer Barry Tompkins will handle blow-by-blow action alongside fellow Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and three-division world champion Abner Mares. Three additional Hall of Famers round out the SHOWTIME telecast team – Emmy® award-winning reporter Jim Gray, unofficial scorer Steve Farhood and world-renowned ring announcerJimmy Lennon Jr. Sportscaster Alejandro Luna will call the action with former junior middleweight world champion and SHOBOX analyst Raúl “El Diamante” Marquez serving as expert analyst in Spanish on Secondary Audio Programming (SAP). Brian Campbell and Marquez, voices of the popular SHOBOX: The New Generation series, will be on the call for the live preliminary bouts streaming on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Channel alongside NBA champion Stephen Jackson of ALL THE SMOKE and former unified world champion Julian “J-Rock” Williams.
The executive producer of SHOWTIME PPV is four-time Emmy award winner David Dinkins Jr., the director is Bob Dunphy, son of legendary Hall of Famer Don Dunphy.
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ABOUT DAVIS VS. ROMERO
Davis vs. Romero will see five-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis defend his WBA Lightweight Title against unbeaten No. 1 ranked contender and mandatory challenger Rolando Romero on Saturday, May 28 live on SHOWTIME PPV from Barclays Center in Brooklyn headlining a Premier Boxing Champions event.
The pay-per-view telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features two division world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara defending his WBA Middleweight Title against hard-hitting Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan in the co-main event. Plus, sensational young star Jesús “Mono” Ramos faces Luke Santamaría in a 10-round super welterweight showdown, while hard-hitting contender Eduardo Ramírez battles Puerto Rico’s Luis Meléndez in the 10-round super featherweight telecast opener.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, GTD Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased through seatgeek.com and barclayscenter.com. Tickets are also available for purchase at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.
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