HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 3, 2023) - In an action packed co-main event, the U.K.’s Ohara “Two Tanks” Davies (25-2, 18 KOs) of London will make his highly anticipated debut in the U.S. under the Golden Boy Promotions' banner against El Tigre, Venezuela’s Ismael Barroso (24-4-2, 22 KOs). Scheduled as chief-support for Garcia vs. Duarte taking place at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, the two pugilists will battle it out in a 12-round fight for the WBA Super Lightweight Interim World Championship.
The fight is presented in association with TGB Promotions and will be broadcast worldwide on DAZN as part of your subscription.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of Ohara Davies vs Ismael Barroso.
Date: Saturday, December 2.
Time: 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
The fight night will begin on Saturday, December 2 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. The fight will be held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
“Absolutely over the moon to get this fight confirmed, it’s gonna be a tough fight because Barroso should be the real WBA World Champion already as he was smoking Rolly Romero, but excited to get the fight we were meant to get three years ago in Dubai,” said Davies.
“On December 2 I’m coming to knock Ismael Barroso out and become Interim World Champion. Massive thank you to the Golden Boy team, Oscar, Eric and my manager Lee Eaton for all their hard work. It’s time to rock and roll!”
"I'm very excited to have another opportunity to show that I'm at the world championship level,” said Barroso. “I proved it in my last fight, and this time I'm going to make sure there's no doubt whatsoever. My team has stuck by me through everything and it has motivated me to get back into the ring and make all our hard work pay off. When fight night comes, I'll be ready to have my hand raised and leave the ring with the title."