Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Rolando “Rolly” Romero are set to hit the ring on May 28 for the WBA lightweight championship. The purse, PPV share, and total payouts of the Davis vs Romero are revealed for the WBA lightweight title match. We will learn how much they will earn from this fight.
The Davis vs Romero title match was scheduled to take place in December. It was delayed due to investigations against Rolly Romero. As the American lightweight boxer has the clearance now, the fight will take place on May 28. The WBA lightweight title match will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City. It will be a PPV match, and Showtime will broadcast it live all across the globe.
Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero: Guaranteed Purse, PPV Share, and Total Payouts
The purse and PPV share have been revealed for the WBA lightweight title match between Gervonta Davis vs Rolly Romero. On top of the Guaranteed Purse, which is seven figures, the players will earn a whopping PPV share and sponsorship bonuses.
We have the unbeaten current WBA lightweight Champion on one side of the ring, holding a staggering record of 26-0, with 24 KOs, the “Tank” Gervonta Davis. He will be the main attraction of the main event in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Because of his impressive record and the title, the 27-year-old American Tank will have a bigger purse. His guaranteed purse is $2,000,000. On top of that, the undefeated WBA lightweight Champion will earn 50% of the PPV share. We can assume that, after the 12-round fight in the ring, Gervonta Davis will pocket around $5m.
On another side of the ring, we have the 26-year-old American, the undefeated no. 1 contender for the WBA lightweight title, holding a fantastic record of 14-0, with 12 KOs, the “Rolly” Rolando Romero. Interestingly, Rolly has said to the World that he would knock out his opponent in the very first round! Though he has to go against the odds to pull it off.
Rolando Romero will pocket less than the WBA lightweight titleholder. He has a guaranteed purse of six figures, which is $500,000. On top of that, the undefeated number one contender for the WBA lightweight title will earn 50% of the PPV share. After the 12-round fight in the ring, we assume Rolando Romero will pocket around $2m.
Moreover, as it will be a championship match for the WBA lightweight title, the PPV will be enormous. Again, Rolly’s boastful commitment to knock out the Champion in the first round will skyrocket the worldwide viewer count.
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How much will Gervonta Davis earn in the fight against Rolando Romero?
For the WBA lightweight Championship match on May 28 against Rolando Romero, the undefeated champion Gervonta Davis will have a guaranteed purse of $2m.
On top of that, he will earn 50% of the huge PPV share and sponsorship bonuses. We can estimate that he will walk out of the ring pocketing around $5m after a 12-round match.
The “Tank” has never lost a match in his entire career. He has a clean record of 26 wins in 26 matches, winning by some form of Knock Outs in almost every match. The 27-year-old American has 24 KOs, to be exact. He beat Isaac Cruz by unanimous decision in Los Angeles last December and is now ready for his next clash.
Here’s what Gervonta Davis has said about the title clash with Rolando Romero:
“We saw how he (Romero) choked up when the lights were in his face. We’ll see how he reacts when everyone is cheering against him on fight night.”
“Some people are made to do it, and some people just talk their way through it. We know what we’re coming here to do on May 28.”
“Come fight night; it’s time to step up to that plate.”
How much will Rolando Romero earn in the fight against Davis?
For the WBA lightweight Championship match on May 28 against Gervonta Davis, the undefeated number one contender for Rolando Romero’s title will have a guaranteed purse of $500,000.
On top of that, he will earn 50% of the huge PPV share and sponsorship bonuses. We can estimate that he will walk out of the ring pocketing around $2m after 12 rounds in the ring. Even better, he can walk out winning that whopping amount inside three minutes as he wishes to knock down his opponent in the first round.
Rolando Romero has never lost a match in his entire career. He has a clean record of 14 wins in 14 matches, winning by some form of Knock Outs in almost every match. The 26-year-old American has 12 KOs, to be exact. He beat Anthony Yigit in his last bout and is now ready for his next clash.
Here’s what Rolando Romero has said about the title clash with Gervonta Davis:
“I think ‘Tank’ is an amazing fighter, but this is going to be the easiest fight of my career. It will say a lot about my legacy when I knock him out.”
“Tank gets punched a lot. I think he’s going to run right into something big.”
“I’ve always been underrated. On May 28, you will see my ring IQ on display. He’s the best fighter at 135 pounds, and he’d be the best if he were at 130 pounds. It doesn’t matter to me, though. I know what I’m capable of.”