The official weigh-in for Saturday's Super-Middleweight clash between current unified Middleweight world champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and top Super-Middleweight contender Rocky Fielding took place earlier today at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: Super-Middleweight - 12Rds.*
Saul Alvarez 167 1/2lbs. vs. Rocky Fielding 167 3/4lbs.
*Interim/Regular champion status in the WBA's Super-Middleweight ratings, a designation currently held by Fielding will be at stake in this bout.
IBF Jr. Lightweight world championship - 12Rds.
Tevin Farmer (Champion) 130lbs. vs. Francisco Fonseca (Challenger) 129 1/2lbs.
Women's IBF/WBA Lightweight world championship - 10Rds.
Katie Taylor (Champion) 134 1/2lbs. vs. Eva Wahlstrom (Challenger) 133 1/2lbs.
Welterweight - 10Rds.
Sadam Ali 147lbs. vs. Maurico Herrera 146lbs.
Jr. Lightweight - 10Rds.
Ryan Garcia 134 3/4lbs. vs. Braulio Rodriguez 133 1/2lbs.
WBO International Jr. Welterweight championship - 10Rds.
Lamont Roach (Champion) 129 1/2lbs. vs. Aberto Mercado 129 1/2lbs.
Super-Middleweight - 10Rds.
Bilal Akkawy 167 1/2lbs. vs. Victor Fronseca 166 1/2lbs.
Jr. Welterweight - 8Rds.
Yves Ulysse 139lbs. vs. Maximilliano Becerra 139lbs.
Two scheduled bouts, a Middleweight bout featuring former IBF Middleweight world champion David Lemieux vs. Tureano Johnson, and a Jr. Welterweight bout between Vergil Ortiz and Omar Tienda were both canceled by the New York State Athletic Commission. There is no word as of this writing regarding whether each of these bouts will be rescheduled for a later date.
Alvarez vs. Fielding takes place on Saturday, December 15th at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY. The card can be seen in its entirety on DAZN in the United States and select international countries beginning at 6PM ET/3PM PT and will also be available on demand. The DAZN digital streaming network is available for $9.99 per month. For more information on where DAZN is available, schedules, a list of available streaming devices to watch on both mobile devices and television, and to start your free 30-day trial please visit: www.dazn.com.
In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the card can be seen on Sky Sports Main Event (Formerly Sky Sports 1) on Saturday, December 15th beginning at 11PM (Local UK Time.) For more information about Sky Sports, schedules and availability in your area please visit: www.SkySports.com.
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