The official weigh-in for Saturday’s World Welterweight championship unification bout between undefeated International Boxing Federation (IBF) world champion Errol Spence and World Boxing Council (WBC) world champion Shawn Porter took place earlier today in Los Angeles, CA. The official weights for the card, which will be televised by Fox Sports Pay-Per-View in the United States are as follows.
Main Event: IBF/WBC Welterweight World Championship Unification Bout - 12Rds.
Errol Spence (IBF champion) 147lbs. vs. Shawn Porter (WBC champion) 147lbs.
WBC Super-Middleweight World Championship - 12Rds.
Anthony Dirrell (Champion) 167 1/2lbs. vs. David Benavidez 167 1/2lbs.
Jr. Welterweight - 12Rds.*
Mario Barrios 140lbs. vs. Batyr Akhmedov 139 1/4lbs.
(*Fight will determine an interim/regular champion designation in the World Boxing Association Jr. Welterweight ratings.)
Josesito Lopez 146 1/2lbs. vs. John Molina 146 1/4lbs.
Robert Guerrero 146 3/4lbs. vs. Gerald Thomas 147 1/2lbs
Spence vs. Porter takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, September 28th) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The card can be seen in the United States on cable and satellite providers on Fox Sports Pay-Per-View for $74.99 and can also be viewed on the Fox Sports app on mobile, tablet and connected streaming devices. Contact your cable satellite provider or to stream the card on the Fox Sports app please visit: www.FoxSports.com/PPV to order. The pay-per-view broadcast will begin at 9PM ET/6PM PT. A portion of undercard bouts will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on cable/satellite as well as the Fox Sports app beginning at 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT. (U.S. Time) Check your local listings internationally.
For more information about the card please visit: www.premierboxingchampions.com.
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