Tim Bradley weighed in at a ripped-and-ready looking 146 pounds for his Saturday WBO welterweight title defense against Juan Manuel Marquez on Friday in Las Vegas. Marquez weighed in at lean and muscular 144.5 pounds.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was able to weigh in just under the renegotiated weight limit of 173 pounds for his HBO-televised fight with Bryan Vera at Friday’s weigh-in in Los Angeles. Chavez weighed 172.4 pounds. Vera, who was prepared to weigh-in at or under 168 pounds, came in at 171.2.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale braved the biggest and craziest weigh-in in boxing history at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Friday to talk to the boisterous fans of Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez before the two stars made weight for their showdown tonight. Watch Mayweather, Alvarez, Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse weigh-in for the mega pay-per-view event.
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.