News | Nov 16 2016

Jose Pedraza to fight Floyd Mayweather protege Gervonta Davis

Jose Pedraza will box on the DeGale-Jack card

JOSE PEDRAZA will defend his IBF world super-featherweight title against Gervonta Davis on January 14 as a part of the James DeGale-Badou Jack undercard at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The unbeaten Puerto Rican last fought in April when he defended his title against Liverpool’s Stephen Smith.

Cromer’s Liam Walsh recently became mandatory challenger for Pedraza’s title by defeating Andrey Klimov, however Pedraza has been granted special permission from the IBF to fight Davis, who is promoted by Floyd Mayweather.