Olympic silver medallist and light-weight title contender Keyshawn Davis steps up in his tenth skilled combat in opposition to Jose Pedraza.
Davis will field the previous world champion on the Teofimo Lopez vs Jamaine Ortiz undercard on the Michelob Extremely Enviornment in Las Vegas, dwell on Sky Sports activities within the early hours of Friday morning.
Puerto Rico’s Pedraza has fought the elite of the game and has solely ever been stopped by Gervonta Davis.
He additionally counts Vasiliy Lomachenko amongst his opponents and might be stepping down from super-lightweight for the bout. With that every one being stated, Davis is by no means involved by his opponent’s pure dimension or expertise.
“He’s my hardest combat on paper. However I’ve bought extra energy. I’ve bought extra youth. I am smarter. It is bought all of the makings of a loopy knockout and a giant assertion victory,” Davis instructed Sky Sports activities.
“It should be a bit totally different preventing on a Thursday, however Vegas needs to be buzzing. It is Tremendous Bowl weekend which can also be in Vegas and I am a large soccer fan.”
After Pedraza, Davis is aiming to seize a light-weight title in 2024 and has no intention of taking a straightforward route both.
“I would like the winner of Lomachenko vs [George] Kambosos. They combat in Might and I would like the winner. I predict that to be Lomachenko and it will be an honour to combat him,” he stated.
“I am a main-event fighter and Prime Rank need me to be a star. A combat in opposition to Lomachenko can be large and I might adore it again in my hometown of Norfolk, Virginia.
“Davis vs Lomachenko, open-air on the baseball stadium, I just like the sound of that.
“Let’s do away with Pedraza first although.”
The American is set to report a win in Las Vegas.
Davis’ final bout, initially a majority-decision victory over Nahir Albright, had its outcome modified to a no-decision after he examined Positive for marijuana.
He mirrored: “God has helped me take care of my earlier habit and has made me stronger to maneuver ahead the right manner.
“Clearly, that combat has been dominated as a no-decision now. However it’s onwards and upwards and I am now in camp for my hardest combat to this point.”
Watch Keyshawn Davis on the Teofimo Lopez vs Jamaine Ortiz undercard on Sky Sports activities Enviornment or Sky Sports activities Primary Occasion from 1.30am on Friday
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