BALTIMORE’S Gervonta Davis initially weighed-in at 136 ¼ lbs for his fight with Cuba’s Yuriorkis Gamboa for the vacant WBA lightweight title. He weighed-in at 134.8 lbs (within the contracted lightweight limit of 135 lbs) approximately 90 minutes later. The fight will go ahead at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
Gamboa tipped the scales at a comfortable 134 ½ lbs.
Promoter Floyd Mayweather said: “This is great. It’s not just about boxing being in one place. It’s about thinking outside the box so I said, ‘Why not?’ Atlanta is a great place with so many beautiful people. It’s just a great city.”