Photos: Brian Vera and Taronze Washington Make Weight
Middleweights Brian Vera (19-6, 12 KOs) and Taronze Washington (14-16, 7KOs) stepped on the scale ahead of their showdown on Saturday night in Fort Worth, Texas. Former world champion Paulie Ayala is promoting the show, which is called Gloves & Guitars: The Tejano Throwdown. Vera, now trained by veteran coach Ronnie Shields, is attempting to rebound from last October's ten round decision loss to Andy Lee. Photos by Stacey Verbeek.