Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) scored seventh round TKO victory over previously undefeated IBF super featherweight champion Jose Pedraza (22-1, 12 KOs):
Middleweight Immanuwel Aleem scored the biggest win his of career with an upset, sixth round technical knockout over the heavily-favored Ievegen Khytrov on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Aleem (17-0-1, 10 KO’s) nearly knocked Khytrov out in the first round, knocked him down in the third and again in the sixth before referee Eddie Claudio stepped in with Khytrov badly beaten and bloodied along the ropes. The fight was stopped at the 1:20, giving Aleem the WBC Silver middleweight title.
Ukrainian middleweight prospect Ievgen Khytrov (14-0, 12 KOs) is waiting for his ring entrance for the fight against unbeaten American Immanuwel Aleem (16-0-1, 9 KOs):
Polish heavyweight prospect Adam Kownacki (15-0, 12 KOs) scored second round TKO victory over US-native Joshua Tufte (19-2, 9 KOs) today in Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.
New York State Athletic Commision reveakled the purses of participants of today's big boxing show:
Amanda Serrano ($17 500) - Yazmin Rivas ($15 000)
Ievgen Khytrov ($15 000) - Immanuwel Aleem ($15 000)
Jose Pedraza ($225 000) - Gervonta Davis ($75 000)
James DeGale ($750 000) - Badu Jack ($700 000)
Two world title fights on Showtime tonight, but the fight leading off the 7PM Showtime Extreme telecast could steal the show. Somebody’s O has to go when undefeated middleweights Ievgen Khytrov (14-0, 12 KOs) and Immanuwel Aleem (16-0-1, 9 KOs) collide in a ten-rounder for the WBC silver belt.