The official weigh-in for Saturday’s pay-per-view showdown for the Unified Middleweight world championship between undefeated IBO/WBA/IBF/WBC world champion Gennady Golovkin and former two-division world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez took place earlier today in Las Vegas, NV. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: IBO/WBA/IBF/WBC Middleweight world championship – 12Rds.
Gennady Golovkin (Champion) 160lbs. vs. Saul Alvarez (Challenger) 160lbs.
North American Boxing Federation (NABF) Jr. Featherweight championship – 10Rds.
Randy Caballero (Champion) 121lbs. vs. Diego De La Hoya (Challenger) 122lbs.
WBC Continental America’s Lightweight championship – 10Rds.*
Ryan Martin (Champion) 135lbs. vs. Francisco Rojo 135 1/2lbs.
(*Rojo weighed in a half pound over the 135lb. Lightweight limit. Fight still scheduled to take place as of this writing. The vacant WBA Intercontinental Lightweight championship will also be on the line in this bout.)
Featherweight – 12Rds.*
Joseph Diaz 126lbs. vs. Rafael Rivera 127lbs.
(*Rivera weighed in one pound over the 126lb. Featherweight limit. Fight still scheduled to take place as of this writing.)
Jr. Middleweight – 4Rds.*
Serhii Bohachuk 150lbs. vs. Joan Jose Valenzuela 154 1/2lbs.
(*Valenzuela weighed in a half pound over the 154lb. Jr. Middleweight limit. Fight still scheduled to take place as of this writing.)
Jr. Welterweight – 6Rds.
Vergil Ortiz 140lbs. vs. Cesar Valenzuela 140lbs.
Women’s Flyweight – 4Rds.
Marlen Esparza 111 1/2lbs. vs. Aracely Palacios 110lbs.
Women’s Jr. Bantamweight – 4Rds.
Alexandra Vlajk 114 1/2lbs. vs. Nicola Adams 115lbs.
Golovkin vs. Alvarez takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, September 16th) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The fight card can be seen in the United States and Canada beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT on cable and satellite providers on a pay-per-view basis on HBO Pay-Per-View as well as www.Fite.TV for $79.95. Contact your cable/satellite provider or visit www.Fite.TV for ordering information. For more information on HBO Sports, HBO Boxing, and HBO Pay-Per-View please visit: www.hbo.com/boxing. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the fight card can be seen on a pay-per-view basis on BoxNation Box Office beginning at 1AM (Sunday, September 17th Local UK Time) for €21.95 HD/ €16.95 Standard Definition. (Fight card will be included at no extra cost for existing BoxNation subscribers as part of their subscription.) For more information about BoxNation and to order Golovkin-Alvarez please visit: www.boxnation.com.
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