The official weigh-in for Saturday’s WBC Heavyweight world championship clash between undefeated world champion Deontay Wilder and undefeated WBC number eight rated Heavyweight contender Gerald Washington, which will headline the latest edition of the Premier Boxing Champions series took place earlier today in Birmingham, AL. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: WBC Heavyweight world championship – 12Rds.
Deontay Wilder (Champion) 222lbs. vs. Gerald Washington 239lbs.
Vacant IBF Jr. Middleweight world championship – 12Rds.
Tony Harrison 153 1/2lbs. vs. Jarrett Hurd 153lbs.
Heavyweight – 10Rds.
Dominic Breazeale 263lbs. vs. Izu Ugonoh 230 1/2lbs.
Vacant United States Boxing Council (USBC) Middleweight championship – 10Rds.
Kenneth McNeil 158 1/2lbs. vs. Alantez Fox 159 3/4lbs.
Jr. Lightweight – 8Rds.
Tugstsogt Nyambayar 127 3/4lbs. vs. Jhon Gemino 128 1/2lbs.
Jr. Middleweight – 10Rds.
Caleb Plant 167 3/4lbs. vs. Thomas Awimbono 148lbs.
(Bouts also scheduled to take place, official weights unavailable as of this writing.)
Heavyweight – 8Rds.
Iago Kiladze vs. Byron Polley
Heavyweight – 6Rds.
Keith Thompson vs. Robert Alfonso
Heavyweight – 6Rds.
Keith Barr vs. Junior Fa
Cruiserweight – 4Rds.
*Josh Rasberry vs. Deon Nicholson
Middleweight – 4Rds.
*Anthony Retic vs, Thomas Knox
(*Pro Debuts for Rasberry and Retic)
PBC: Wilder vs. Washington takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, February 25th at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, AL. The card can be seen in the United States on Fox beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. A portion of live undercard bouts will take place following the main event on Fox Sports 1 in the United States, which is currently scheduled to begin at 10PM ET/7PM PT. Check your cable/satellite provider or local listings for times and channels for Fox and Fox Sports 1 in your area. In the United Kingdom, the card can be seen on Sky Sports 1 at 1AM (Sunday, February 26th Local UK Time. For more information please visit: www.skysports.com. Check your listings internationally. For more information on the Premier Boxing Champions series please visit: www.premierboxingchampions.com.
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