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Gervonta Davis' next fight will be against British challenger in London on May 20

Gervonta Davis' next fight will be against British challenger in London on May 20

You can't accuse Baltimore's Gervonta Davis and his promoter, Floyd Mayweather Jr., of avoiding risk.

Instead of fighting close to home in his first defense of the IBF super-featherweight title he won in January, Davis will travel to London to take on undefeated British challenger Liam Walsh. Mayweather and British promoter Frank Warren made the May 20 fight official at a news conference Tuesday in London.

"It says a lot about the faith they have in Gervonta to come to Liam's backyard," Warren said.

"Hopefully he'll be ready, because I will be," Davis said.

Davis (17-0 with 16 knockouts) and Walsh (21-0 with 14 knockouts) will fight in...

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