Saturday, August 29, 2015

Mosley-Mayorga II Weigh-In Results

Former world champions Shane Mosley and Ricardo Mayorga officially weighed in for their rematch on Friday at Venice Beach in California.  The official weigh-in results are as follows.

Main Event: Super-Middleweights – 12 Rds.
Shane Mosley (47-9-1, with 39 Knockouts) – 159lbs.  vs.     Ricardo Mayorga (31-8-1, with 25 Knockouts) – 165lbs. *

(*Mayorga was seven pounds over the original contracted weight of 158lbs. According to several media outlets including Mayorga will forfeit  a $50,000 bonus he would have received for making the agreed contracted weight. It was questionable as to whether Mayorga, who weighed in at 173lbs. for his last fight against Andrik Saralegui last December and 172lbs for his bout with Allen Medina in September of last year would have been able to make the 158lb. contracted catch-weight since he has not fought below 160lbs.  since his fight with Miguel Cotto in March 2011.) 

The official weigh in for this fight took place in private. Both fighters then participated in a mock weigh-in for the public on Venice Beach.

Lightweights – 10Rds.
Joel Diaz Jr. (19-0, with 15 Knockouts) – 134lbs.  vs.                       Luis Arceo (28-13-4, with 18 Knockouts) – 134lbs.

IBF Women’s World Jr. Featherweight championship – 10 Rds.

Yulihan Luna (Champion) (12-2, with 1 Knockout) – 121lbs. vs.       Maureen Shea (24-2, with 12 Knockouts) (Challenger)  – 120lbs.

A six round Super-Middeweight bout between Ronald Ellis 11-0, 9 Knockouts and Jas Phipps 5-5-2, 2 Knockouts is also scheduled to take place on this card. Weights for that bout however, are unavailable as of this writing.

Mosley-Mayorga II takes place tonight at The Forum in Inglewood, CA and is available on a cable/satellite pay-per-view basis in the United States and Canada for $49.95. Contact your local pay-per-view provider for ordering information.  The card will be available in the UK and Ireland on BoxNation. Check local listings.

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