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Photos: Berchelt vs. Miura, Barrera vs. Smith - Official Weights

By Francisco Salazar, photos by Zanfer and Main Events

INGLEWOOD - All six participants for Saturday night's HBO 'Boxing After Dark' telecast made weight Friday afternoon.

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Miguel Berchelt (31-1, with 28 KOs) will defend his WBC junior lightweight title against Takashi Miura (31-3-2, with 24 KOs). Both fighters weighed in at 129.2 pounds.

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Berchelt has won his last 10 bouts, all by knockout. Miura will attempt to win the WBC title that he lost to Francisco Vargas in November of 2015.

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Another junior lightweight will defend his world title belt on Saturday. Jerzeel Corrales (21-1, with 8 KOs), who recently signed a promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions, will defend his WBA title against Robinson Castellanos (24-12, with 14 KOs).

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Corrales weighed 129.6 pounds, while Castellanos, who stopped Yuriorkis Gambia on May 5, weighed 129.4 pounds.

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Opening the HBO telecast (9:50 p.m. ET/ 6:50 p.m. PT) will be a 10 round light heavyweight bout between Joe Smith (23-1, with 19 KOs) and Sullivan Barrera. Smith weighed 174.6 pounds, while Barrera tipped the scale at 173.4.

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Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper, RingTV.com, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sammybee on 07-15-2017

great matchup and bombs will be flying. I can't wait for the first

Comment by 1hourRun on 07-15-2017

[QUOTE=Mexican_Puppet;17859484]Stupid people and fans talking in a crazy mode about that sh.iy of Floyd vs Mcgregor when we have those tremendous warriors readies to put their lifes In a great boxing night tomorrow. Great card![/QUOTE] We are on opposite sides…

Comment by budfr on 07-15-2017

This will be a war, not like the krap Floyd and Mc****** will bring.

Comment by Squ□redCircle34 on 07-14-2017

Get the chips and dip ready along with teriyaki wings and alcohol tomorrow! A storm is coming tomorrow night!

Comment by boxingitis on 07-14-2017

These are real WARS.

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