A pair of incredible performances sparked excitement in the boxing world on Saturday night as Gervonta “Tank” Davis stopped Mario Barrios and Vasiliy Lomachenko returned to form with a knockout of Masayoshi Nakatani.
Davis captured a championship in his third weight class, moving up to 140 pounds against the much taller Barrios and bringing his trademark power to the super lightweight division in front of a wild crowd in Atlanta. Meanwhile, Lomachenko may have cemented a rematch with Teofimo Lopez for three of the four recognized world championships at lightweight.
These are the kind of nights that give plenty to talk about for boxing fans. Let’s take a look at three of the biggest takeaways coming out of the night.
Tank’s star continues to rise
You can question the claim of Davis being a true three-division world…