Images from Macau as the participants in Saturday’s Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri card stepped on the scales. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Manny Pacquiao weighed 143.8 pounds, just under the catchweight of 144 pounds for his WBO welterweight title bout against Chris Algieri, who came in slightly over at 144.2 at Saturday morning’s weigh-in in Macau. Algieri returned to the scale and checked in at 143.6.
Vasyl Lomachenko and Zou Shiming will support Manny Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri on November 22 in Macao, China.
While acknowledging the potential promoter conflict, WBO President Paco Valcarcel says he’ll push for a bout between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko in July to win the vacant featherweight belt.
HBO’s 24/7 series will debut on Sept. 1 and will detail the events leading up to the Sept. 15 clash between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.