Friday, April 20, 2018

Saturday Weights (April 21, 2018) Part 1

Saturday’s loaded Boxing schedule features several intriguing bouts taking place across the globe. We here will at The Boxing Truth® will be covering all the action in two upcoming features that will be released next week. We will also be releasing weigh-in and broadcast information for these events in two separate reports.  Below are the official weigh-in results that took place earlier today in the United Kingdom for two events. The first event will be headlined by former unified WBA/WBC Jr. Welterweight world champion Amir Khan as he will return to the ring after a near two year absence to face Welterweight contender Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool, England. Also taking place in the United Kingdom on Saturday will be a card in Belfast, Northern Ireland, which will be headlined by a battle for interim championship status in the World Boxing Organization’s (WBO) Featherweight rankings between former world champions Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire.

Khan vs. Lo Greco – Echo Arena – Liverpool, England

Main Event: Jr. Middleweight – 12Rds.

Amir Khan 150lbs. vs. Phil Lo Greco 149 1/4lbs.

Commonwealth Lightweight Championship – 12Rds.

Sean Dodd (Champion) 134lbs. vs. Tommy Coyle (Challenger) 134 1/4lbs.

Jr. Middleweight – 8Rds.

Anthony Fowler 155 1/4lbs. vs. Ryan Toms 154 1/4lbs.

Women’s Jr. Lightweight – 10Rds.

Taoussy L’ Hadji 128 1/4lbs. vs. Natasha Jones 129 1/2lbs.

Welterweight – 6Rds.

Conor Benn 148lbs. vs. Chris Truman 144 1/4lbs.

Jr. Middleweight – 6Rds.
Sam Eggington 154 3/4lbs. vs. Achilles Szabo 156 1/4lbs.

Middleweight – 8Rds.

Laszlo Fazekas 159 1/4lbs. vs. Scott Fitzgerald 158 1/2lbs.

Jr. Featherweight – 4Rds.

Oais Ashfaq 123 1/4lbs. vs. Ricky Starkey 122 1/4lbs.

Jr. Featherweight – 4Rds.

Jose Hernandez 122lbs. vs. Osman Aslam 121 1/2lbs.

Welterweight – 6Rds.

Tom Ferrell 144 3/4lbs. vs. Mwenya Chisanga 142 1/4lbs.

Heavyweight – 4Rds.

Craig Glover 207 1/4lbs. vs. Ratu Latianara 201 3/4lbs.

Welterweight – 6Rds.

Bilal Rehman 146 1/4lbs. vs. Edvinas Puplauskas 145 1/4lbs.

Khan vs. Lo Greco takes place tomorrow (Saturday, April 21st) at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. The card can be seen in the United States on the new streaming digital network from ESPN, ESPN+ with undercard bouts beginning at 1:30PM ET/ 10:30AM PT with the main event scheduled to begin at approximately 5PM ET/2PM PT.  ESPN+ is available through the ESPN app for $4.99 a month or $49.99 per year. To subscribe to ESPN+ Click the ESPN+ tab within the ESPN app or visit: to subscribe as well as for a list of available streaming devices carrying the ESPN app. For more information about ESPN please visit:

In the United Kingdom the card can be seen on Sky Sports Action beginning at 7PM (Local UK Time) The main event will also be shown on Sky Sports Main Event (Formally Sky Sports 1) beginning at 9:45PM (Local UK Time). For more information about Sky Sports please visit: Check your listings internationally.

Frampton vs. Donaire – SSE Arena – Belfast, Northern Ireland

Main Event: Featherweight – 12Rds.*

Carl Frampton 125lbs. vs. Nonito Donaire 125 1/2lbs.

(Bout will determine Interim championship status in the WBO Featherweight ratings and winner will become the WBO’s mandatory challenger for current WBO Featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez.)

WBO Bantamweight world championship – 12Rds.

Zolani Tete (Champion) 116 1/4lbs. vs. Omar Narvaez 117 1/4lbs.

Vacant WBO European Middleweight championship – 10Rds.

Conrad Cummings 159 1/2lbs. vs. Luke Keeler 159 1/4lbs.

Lightweight – 8Rds.

David Joyce 132 1/2lbs. vs. Jordan Ellison 132 3/4lbs.

Middleweight – 6Rds.

Christian Gomez 160lbs. vs. Troy Williamson 160 3/4lbs.

Light-Heavyweight – 6Rds.*

Steven Ward 174 1/2lbs. vs. Michal Ciach

(Weight for Ciach is unavailable as of this writing.)

Featherweight – 6Rds.

Elvis Guillen 123 1/2lbs. vs. Tyrone McCullagh 127 1/4lbs.

Jr. Welterweight – 6Rds.

Sam Maxwell 142 1/2lbs. vs. Michael Carrero 140 3/4lbs.

Super-Middleweight – 4Rds.*

Ryan Hatton 169lbs. vs. Attila Nagy

(*Weight for Nagy unavailable as of this writing.)

Lightweight – 6Rds.

Marco McCullough 131 1/2lbs. vs. Arnoldo Solano 133 1/4lbs.

Jr. Middleweight – 4Rds.

Scott James 151lbs. vs. Lewis Crocker 153 1/2lbs.

Heavyweight – 4Rds.

Lee Carter 268lbs. vs. Alex Dickinson 222lbs.

Frampton vs. Donaire takes place tomorrow (Saturday, April 21st) at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The card can be seen for free in the United States on Showtime Boxing’s official Facebook and YouTube pages beginning at 5:15PM ET/2:15PM PT at the following links:

In the United Kingdom the card can be seen on BoxNation beginning at 7:30PM (Local UK Time). For more information about BoxNation please visit:

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