Ahead of their fight, Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero appeared in front of each other for their weigh-in.
The two have been going at each other for years, and the weigh-in saw those tensions rise when Davis pushed Romero off the stage. Since then, the fighters faced off against each other, and Davis got the best of Romero in the 6th round. Many pointed out that Romero utilized dirty tactics with his elbows but only received warnings. The sixth round found Romero trying to lean into throwing heavier punches at Davis. However, while on the ropes, Davis saw an opening and threw a hard left hand that connected after Romero threw a couple of wild punches. The hit from Davis sent Romero sliding into the ropes before hitting the canvas.