It was an impressive though expected win for Davis, who needed two attempts Friday to hit the 130-pound super featherweight limit.
Davis, who's touted as one of the best fighters in boxing and is still only 24-years-old, will face the kickboxer before defending his belt in May.
"He got an exhibition bout with the guy Tenshin in Japan, in April".More news: Trump holds campaign rally in El Paso
Junior lightweight world titlist Gervonta "Tank" Davis didn't get to add the big name to his record that he had hoped to, but he nonetheless took care of business Saturday night and did so in violent fashion in the first round against late replacement Hugo Ruiz at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
Mayweather did not offer any other details, such as the specific location, date, number of rounds, or contract weight, but he said the exhibition would be put on in conjunction with the Rizin Fighting Federation, the same Japanese combat sports promoter that put on his December 31 match with Nasukawa.
"Ruiz didn't answer me", Reiss said. He is fighting Tenshin in an exhibition match in Japan, in RIZIN.More news: Phil Mickelson finishes off a 5th win at Pebble Beach
Whilst the fight details have yet to be released, it promises to be another money-making venture for Mayweather, the former five-weight world champion.
Baltimore's Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) made a reported $1 million purse for quickly stopping Hugo Ruiz, though his total take from this "Showtime Championship Boxing" main event is believed to be more than that. To fight Mayweather, Nasukawa moved up from is natural 126-pound featherweight division to the 147-pound welterweight division.
On New Years Eve, Mayweather returned to the ring by facing Nasukawa in a three-round exhibition but it didn't last long. I got a bonus!'More news: Samsung foldable smartphone teased for next week