Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios Fight Prediction: Can Barrios Pull Off the Upset?

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Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios Fight Prediction: Can Barrios Pull Off the Upset?

This Saturday, Gervonta Davis will enter a massive 12-round showdown against the sturdy super-lightweight, Mario Barrios. The contest between these two was in contention for a long time and it is finally on the brink of taking place. Also, as this fight is unusual in its own way, it has become the talk of the town over the past few days.

Davis, for the very first time, will fight in the 140-pound landscape, and that too for the WBA super-lightweight title. Until now, he’s transitioned to multiple weight classes and has emerged as a champ in every division. That said, ‘Tank’, who is now eager to escalate his boxing career, is solely focused on becoming a bigwig at the 140-pound landscape.

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The 26-year-old boasts some exemplary skill sets, and this is principally why he’s going into this contest as a favorite.

On the other hand, his opponent, Mario Barrios, is one of the most skillful boxers in the super-lightweight mix. Just like Davis, he is also undefeated in his boxing stint, and on Saturday night, he will look for every way to retain this undefeated stint.

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That said, this contest has all the essential elements to stand tall on fans’ expectations and everyone will be keen to see who claims the win.

Gervonta Davis vs Mario Barrios – Fight analysis

‘Tank’ is an offensive fighter in a genuine sense. He relies heavily on his offensive approach to win all of his fights. Also, this strategy has worked wonders for him until now, and moving into a fight against Barrios, Davis will look forward to employing a similar game plan.

On the other hand, Barrios, the underdog in this fight, will have a height and reach advantage over Davis. He stands 5’10” tall, with a reach of 71”. Whereas, ‘Tank’ has a height of 5′ 5½” with a 67½” reach.

Despite the given numbers above, we’re going with the favorite, Gervonta Davis to win this fight and also the WBA belt.

Prediction – Gervonta Davis wins this fight via T/KO in round 6. 

What are your predictions for this fight?

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