Dubai will stay an incredible night time of boxing on November 26 when the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) tremendous light-weight gold champion, Venezuelan Ismael Barroso, faces Ohara Davies in protection of his title.
Barroso is a pure puncher and former WBA interim world champion. He’s 38 years outdated however due to his energy punche he has saved the belt in his possession.
He received it in December 2019 with a victory over Canadian Yves Ulysse Jr. however has been unable to defend it because of the pandemic pause. The South American returned to motion in January this 12 months and knocked out Nestor Paniagua, a combat that helped him come out of inactivity however by which his belt was not at stake.
This combat is a good alternative for Davies. The Brit might change into Gold champion if he beats Barroso. He additionally has outstanding energy and has been in high quality fights.
Davies has already fought WBA tremendous champion, the Scotish Josh Taylor, who’s at the moment probably the greatest pound-for-pound fighters within the division, however misplaced by technical knockout in seven rounds. As well as, his 29 years symbolize a bonus over Barroso.
Within the occasion introduced by MTK International, there may even be good names reminiscent of Badou Jack, Rocky Fielding, amongst others. The WBA helps that completely different eventualities on this planet proceed to achieve notoriety and that boxing continues its growth.