Prior to this fight, Gervonta Davis landed 47.7% of his power punches. Against Rolando Romero, Davis landed 34% of his power punches. Davis averaged 14 punches thrown per round against Romero, well below his prior average of 36.6 punches thrown per round. 48% of the punches that Davis landed were to Romero’s body.
Barclays Center, Brooklyn - For the WBA "regular" lightweight title, Gervonta Davis (27-0, 25 KOs) stopped Rolando Romero (14-1, 12 KOs) with a big left hand in the sixth round.
In a competitive fight, Davis closed the show in the sixth when he landed a big counter left hand as Romero walked in. Romero went down hard. He was able to beat the count, but his legs were gone and the referee waved off the fight.