The official weigh-in for the highly anticipated bout between multi-division world champion Miguel Cotto and former WBC Jr. Middleweight world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez took place on Friday at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: Vacant WBC Middleweight world championship – 12Rds.
Miguel Cotto* 153lbs. vs. Saul Alvarez 155lbs.
*Cotto was stripped of the WBC world championship earlier this week for non-compliance with WBC Rules and Regulations. Championship on the line for Alvarez only.
WBC Jr. Lightweight world championship – 12Rds.
Takashi Miura (Champion) 130lbs. vs. Francisco Vargas (Challenger) 129lbs.
Featherweight – 10Rds.
Jayson Velez 125lbs. vs. Ronny Rios 125lbs.
Jr. Featherweight – 10 Rds.
Guillermo Rigondeaux 121lbs. vs. Drian Francisco 121lbs.
Undercard Bouts: To be streamed via RingTVlive.com/The Ring TV App and Livestream.com
Heavyweight – 4Rds.
Zhilei Zhang 264lbs. vs. Juan Goode 244lbs.
Featherweight – 6Rds.
Alberto Machado 130lbs. vs. Tyrone Luckey 128lbs.
Flyweight – 6Rds.
Jose Martinez 114lbs. vs. Oscar Mojica 114lbs.
Jr. Lightweight – 4Rds.
Hector Tanajara 131lbs. Jose Naranjao 128lbs.
A scheduled twelve round fight for the IBF World Bantamweight championship between champion Randy Caballero and number one contender Lee Haskins has been cancelled. Caballero was five and a half pounds over the 118lb. Bantamweight limit and therefore lost his championship on the scale. Haskins, who holds interim championship status in the International Boxing Federation’s Bantamweight ratings will now become world champion.
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Cotto vs. Alvarez takes place on Tonight (Saturday, November 21st) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. In the United States and Canada the fight will be televised by HBO Pay-Per-View for $69.95. The Pay-Per-View telecast will begin at 9PM ET/6PM PT. In the United Kingdom and Ireland the fight can be seen on BoxNation at Midnight (Sunday, November 22nd UK Time). Check your local listings internationally.
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