The official weigh-in for the rematch between unified WBA/IBO Jr. Middleweight champion Erislandy Lara and top contender Vanes Martirosyan took place on Friday in Las Vegas, NV. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: WBA/IBO Jr. Middleweight world championship – 12Rds.
Erislandy Lara (Champion) 153lbs. vs. Vanes Martirosyan 153lbs.
IBF Jr. Middleweight world championship – 12 Rds.
Jermall Charlo (Champion) 153lbs. vs. Austin Trout 154lbs.
WBC Jr. Middleweight world championship – 12 Rds.
Jermell Charlo (Champion) 153lbs. vs. John Jackson 153lbs.
Cruiserweight – 12 Rds.*
Beibut Shumenov 199lbs. vs. Junior Wright 199lbs.
(* Fight is for interim/regular champion status in the WBA’s Cruiserweight ratings)
Heavyweight – 8 Rds.
BJ Flores 224lbs. vs. Roberto Santos 217lbs.
Super-Middleweight – 8Rds.*
Lanell Bellows 169lbs. vs. Scott Sigmon 169lbs.
(* Both fighters weighed in a pound over the 168lb. Super-Middleweight limit, Fight still scheduled to take place as of this writing.)
Jr. Welterweight – 6 Rds.
Trakwon Pettis 136lbs. vs. Carlos Rodriguez 137lbs.
Lara vs. Martirosyan II takes place Tonight (Saturday, May 21st) at the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The fight card will be televised in the United States by Showtime Sports on cable/satellite providers as well as the Showtime and Showtime Anytime apps at 9PMET/6PMPT. Check your local cable/satellite provider for time and channel in your area or visit www.Sho.com for more information regarding the Showtime and Showtime Anytime apps. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the fight card will be televised by BoxNation at 2am (Sunday, May 22nd Local UK Time.) For more information visit www.BoxNation.com. Check your listings internationally.
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