The official weigh-in for Saturday’s WBC Featherweight world championship fight between champion Gary Russell and undefeated challenger Mark Magsayo took place yesterday in Atlantic City, NJ. Weights for the televised card, which is being promoted by the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) and will be televised here in the United States on premium cable network Showtime are as follows.
Main Event: WBC Featherweight world championship – 12Rds.
Gary Russell (Champion) 125 1/2lbs. vs. Mark Magsayo (Challenger) 125 1/2lbs.
*Jr. Welterweight – 12Rds.
Subriel Matias 140 1/2lbs. vs. Petros Ananyan 141lbs.
(*This will be a rematch of a bout from February 2020 in which Ananyan won a ten round unanimous decision.)
Jr. Lightweight – 10Rds.
Tugstsogt Nyambayar 128lbs. vs. Sakaria Lukas 127 1/2lbs.
*The three above bouts will be broadcast on Showtime beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Weights for the remaining unaired preliminary bouts are not available as of this writing.
Russell vs. Magsayo takes place Tonight (Saturday, January 22nd) at the Borgota Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. This tripleheader can be seen in the United States on Premium cable/satellite network Showtime as well as streamed through the Showtime and Showtime Anytime streaming apps available on mobile, tablet, connected streaming devices, and Smart TVs beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Check your cable or satellite provider for time and channel in your area. Check your local listings internationally.
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