The official weigh-in for the upcoming Light-Heavyweight bout between undefeated former Super-Middleweight champion Andre Ward and undefeated IBF number one Light-Heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera took place earlier today in Oakland, CA. Below are the official weights for the entire card.
Main Event: Light-Heavyweight – 12 Rds.
Andre Ward (28-0, 15 Knockouts) 174lbs. vs. Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12 Knockouts) 174lbs.
North American Boxing Federation (NABF) Featherweight Title – 10Rds.
Joseph Diaz (19-0, 11 Knockouts) 125lbs. vs. Jayson Velez (23-1-1, 16 Knockouts) 125lbs.
Jr. Welterweight – 10Rds.
Maurice Hooker (19-0-2, 14 Knockouts) 140lbs. vs. Wilfredo Buelvas (17-5, 11 Knockouts)138lbs.
Featherweight – 8Rds.
Daniel Franco (12-0-3, 7 Knockouts) 126lbs. vs. German Meraz (52-37-1, 30 Knockouts) 125lbs.
Jr. Middleweight – 6Rds.
Aaron Coley (12-1-1, 6 Knockouts) 157lbs. vs. Urmat Ryskeldiev (11-3-2, 7 Knockouts) 155lbs.
Heavyweight – 4Rds.
Zhilei Zhang (7-0, 4 Knockouts) 253lbs. vs. Tyree Ortiz (5-2, 4 Knockouts) 282lbs.
Light-Heavyweight – 4 Rds.
Junior Younan (7-0, 6 Knockouts) 173lbs vs. Cristian Solorzano (4-7, 3 Knockouts) 174lbs.
Middleweight – 6Rds.
Rudy Puga (7-0, 6 Knockouts) 162lbs. vs. Carlos Lozano (7-5, 4 Knockouts) 162lbs.
Ward vs. Barrera takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, March 26th) at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. The fight will be broadcast by HBO Sports in the United States at 9:45PM ET/6:45PM PT. In the United Kingdom and Ireland the fight can be seen on BoxNation at Midnight (Sunday, March 27th (Local UK Time) Check your listings internationally. Update: We will have post-material for Ward-Barrera on the website on Monday, March 28th. Stay tuned.
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