|Credit: Ed Mulholland Matchroom Boxing USA|
Press Release: NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019: A day ahead of three title fights on the Matchroom USA main card, including WBO World Middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade defending his belt against Artur Akavov, fans gathered at Chase Square at Madison Square Garden for the official weigh-in. All fighters participating in the event on Friday, Jan. 18, were in attendance and tipped the scales at the weights listed below.
Friday’s event will be live on DAZN, with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. ET and main card starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. ET.
12-round WBO World Middleweight Title Bout @ 160 lbs.
Demetrius Andrade (Champion) – 159.8 lbs.
Artur Akavov – 160.0 lbs.
12-round Super Lightweight Title Bout @ 140 lbs.
Jorge Linares – 139.4 lbs.
Pablo Cesar Cano – 139.6 lbs.
12-round IBF World Super Bantamweight Title Bout @ 122 lbs.
TJ Doheny (Champion) – 121.8 lbs.
Ryohei Takahashi – 121.8 lbs.
10-round Welterweight Bout @ 140 lbs.
Chris Algieri – 140.0 lbs.
Daniel Gonzalez – 139.4 lbs.
10-round Vacant WBO Female Super Flyweight Title Bout @ 115 lbs.
Amanda Serrano – 114.2 lbs.
Eva Voraberger – 114.8 lbs.
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Material Courtesy of: DAZN/ Andrade-Akavov Faceoff Photo Courtesy of: Ed Mulholland/ Matchroom Boxing USA Used with permission.
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