The official weigh-in for the Light-Heavyweight bout between undefeated former Super-Middleweight world champion Andre Ward and Alexander Brand took place earlier today in Oakland, CA. The weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: Light-Heavyweight – 12Rds.
Andre Ward 175lbs. vs. Alexander Brand 173 1/2lbs.
North-American Boxing Organization (NABO) Jr. Welterweight title – 10Rds.
Maurice Hooker (Champion) 139lbs. vs. Tyrone Barnett 142lbs.*
( * Barnett two pounds over the 140lb. Jr. Welterweight limit. Fight still scheduled to take place as of this writing.)
Welterweight – 6Rds.
Bilal Mahasin 146lbs. vs. Luis Lugo 146lbs.
Heavyweight – 4Rds.
Darmani Rock 246lbs. vs. Mike Kyle 222lbs.
Junior Younan 172 ¾ lbs. vs. Genar Guerrero 171 ¾ lbs.
Featherweight – 6Rds.
Daniel Franco 126lbs. vs. Marcello Gallardo 126lbs.
Super-Middleweight – 6Rds.
Gabriel Halloway 160lbs. vs. Raquel Miller 164 ½ lbs.
Ward vs. Brand takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, August 6th) at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. In the United States, the fight will be broadcast by HBO Sports at 10:30PM ET/PT. Check your Cable/Satellite provider for time and channel in your area. For more information on HBO Boxing please visit: http://www.hbo.com/boxing. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the fight can be seen on BoxNation at 2AM (Sunday, August 7th Local UK Time.) For more information on BoxNation please visit: www.boxnation.com.
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