The official weigh-in for tomorrow’s Premier Boxing Champions card taking place in at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. was held earlier today in Washington, D.C. Four-division world champion Adrien Broner was slated to defend his WBA Jr. Welterweight world championship in the main event of this card, but came in over the 140lb. weight limit. After being given two hours to attempt to make weight, Broner never returned to the scale and relinquished his world championship. The title will be on the line for Broner’s opponent Ashley Theophane only. If Broner is victorious, the WBA Jr. Welterweight world championship becomes vacant. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: WBA Jr. Welterweight world championship* – 12Rds.
Adrien Broner* 140 ½ lbs. vs. Ashley Theophane 140lbs.
*Broner over weight title remains on the line for Theophane only.
Lightweight – 10Rds.
Argenis Mendez 134lbs. vs. Robert Easter Jr. 133lbs.
Jr. Lightweight – 10Rds.
Gervonta Davis 131lbs. vs. Guillermo Avila 130lbs.
Jr. Welterweight – 10Rds.
Anthony Peterson 137lbs. vs. Samuel Neequaye 138lbs.
Super-Middleweight – 8Rds.
Demond Nicholson 164lbs. vs. Joshua Okine 160lbs.
Light-Heavyweight – 10Rds.
J’Leon Love 169lbs. vs. Michael Gbenga 169lbs.
Welterweight – 6 Rds.
Kareem Martin 147lbs. vs. Somner Martin 147lbs.
*Bouts scheduled to take place with weights unavailable as of this writing:
Lightweight – 6Rds.
Patrick Harris vs. Samuel Amoako
Jr. Middleweight – 4 Rds.
Shyngyskhan Tazhibay vs, Riarus Dudley
*Both bouts are still scheduled to take place as of this writing.
PBC: Broner vs. Theophane takes place tomorrow night (Friday, April 1st) at the DC Armory in Washington D.C. The card can be seen in the United States on Spike TV beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Contact your local cable/satellite provider for time and channel in your area. Check your listings internationally.
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