Fight of the Week: David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril II; Phoenix champ makes first defense
David Benavidez said it's not going to the scorecards this time.
“I'm looking for the knockout,” the super-middleweight titleholder said ahead of his fight Saturday, a rematch against Ronald Gavril at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The Phoenix boxer, making his first defense, is being billed as one of the most exciting young fighters in the sport. He's 19-0 with 17 knockouts. He's got power, and he lets his hands go without fear of counter punches.
Red FlagHe's dangerous, thus the nickname “Red Flag.”
“We use a lot of jabs, a lot of work around the ring,” he said of his style.... read more
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