Saturday’s pay-per-view card headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez has been generating an unbelievable buzz in Las Vegas since early in fight week. The turnout for Friday’s weigh-in is something that had to be seen to be believed.
If the initial numbers are to be believed, then the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul Alvarez junior middleweight championship match is already a record-breaking boxing event — and is perhaps poised to take down the biggest record of them all.
The main event fighters of Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader made weight on Friday at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Abner Mares weighed in at 125.5 pounds for his WBC featherweight title defense against Jhonny Gonzalez, who weighed 125 pounds.
Showtime Sports will stream today’s weigh-in for tomorrow’s featherweight showdown between WBC titleholder Abner Mares and two-division beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez taking place at StuHub Center in Carson, Calif. The weigh-in will stream live in high definition via Ustream and sports.sho.com/live at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT.
Paul Malignaggi weighed in at 146.4 pounds for his WBA welterweight title defense against Adrien Broner, the current WBC lightweight beltholder who tipped the scales a bit heavier at 146.8 at Friday’s weigh-in at Borough Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Watch the live video stream of the Paul Malignaggi-Adrien Broner weigh-in today at 12:30 p.m ET./ 9:30 a.m. PT. The Malignaggi-Broner welterweight fight will take place Saturday at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and will be televised live on Showtime (9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT).
Showtime Sports will offer live streams of today’s final press conference and Friday’s weigh-in for the anticipated showdown between WBA welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi and current WBC lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner taking place this Saturday live on Showtime.
The participants Showtime’s June 8 cofeatured bouts looked ready at Friday’s weigh-in. Marcos Maidana weighed 147 pounds for his welterweight showdown with Josesito Lopez, who weighed 145. Erislandy Lara weighed 153.8 for his junior middleweight fight with Alfredo Angulo, who weighed 153.5.