Photos: Adames vs. Salazar, Akhmedov vs. Mendez – Face-Offs at Final Presser

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Four-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis and WBA Super Lightweight Champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they meet in the SHOWTIME PPV main event this Saturday, June 26 from the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta in a Premier Boxing Champions event. (photos by Amanda Westcott, Sean Michael Ham)

Thursday’s press conference also featured top 154-pound contender Erickson “Hammer” Lubin and former unified champion Jeison Rosario, who meet in a WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator in the co-main event, super welterweight contender Carlos Adames and Mexico’s Alexis Salazar, who battle in a 10-round showdown on the PPV, and hard-hitting Olympian Batyr Akhmedov and former world champion Argenis Mendez, who square off in the opening bout of the PPV telecast beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT


Tickets for the live event at State Farm Arena, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, GTD Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased at The Akhmedov vs. Mendez fight is promoted in association with World of Boxing. 

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