This Friday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, 2016 Olympic Alternate, LeRoy Davila will make his professional debut when he takes on Dominic Whitehurst in a Bantamweight bout schedule for four rounds.
Davila is signed to GH3 Promotions, with the card being promoted by Rising Promotions.
Davila is managed by Pete Festa.
Davila, 27 years-old of New Brunswick, New Jersey is coming off a amateur career that saw him go 47-13 and ony to lose to Nico Hernandez in the finals of the United States Olympic Qualifier at 108 pounds.
Davila will compete at 118 pounds in the professional ranks.
“I feel good and everything is great,” said Davila.
“I am excited to get this over with, I have been waiting a long time for this. I will have a lot of family and friends at the fight.”
In Whitehurst, he is facing an unknown fighter from Ohio, but Davila is not too concerned.
“It is true that I do not know anything about him, but I have the skills and the preparation that should be enough for the win.”
With his high amateur accolades, there are expectations.
“I don’t focus on that. It can only put pressure on me. I am just focusing on training and I am just trying to be great.. I am enjoying this opportunity to fight close to home in front of everybody. I a, looking to come out with an imprssive victory.”
Said GH3 Promotions, Vito Mielnicki, “We are excited to have LeRoy debut on Friday. He has terrific talent and we think he could be a force in the smaller weight divisions. Friday night will just be the beginning of a busy second half of the year for not only LeRoy, but the rest of the GH3 stable.”