Undefeated Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis will compete in the co-main event of the Aug. 26 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor megafight in Las Vegas.
The reigning International Boxing Federation super-featherweight champion, Davis (18-0, 17 knockouts) will be fighting in the highest-profile bout of his career. His opponent has not been determined.
"It feels great,” Davis told TMZ Sports in an on-camera interview on a street in New York. “Just having my hometown back me, Under Armour back me, Floyd Mayweather back me, No. 1 undercard, it feels amazing.”
Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates with his cornermen after retaining the WBC welterweight title belt with a unanimous decision over Robert Guerrero on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.