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'Just looking to the future, I’m ready for it': Gervonta Davis turns focus forward after winning on first-round KO

'Just looking to the future, I’m ready for it': Gervonta Davis turns focus forward after winning on first-round KO

Gervonta Davis tasted his first main event, cashed $1 million for less than one round’s work, and looked out from his “Thriller” ring walk to see Drake, Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown sitting ringside.

“I did what I said I was going to do, and just looking to the future, I’m ready for it,” Baltimore’s Davis (21-0, 20 knockouts) said after retaining his World Boxing Association super-featherweight belt by knocking out Mexico’s Hugo Ruiz with one second remaining in the first round Saturday night at Dignity Health Sports Park.

“Tonight, I did great.”

Although Ruiz (39-5) was a late replacement for Los Angeles’ three-division champion Abner Mares, who withdrew two...

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