Photos: Canelo-Lara Massive PPV Weigh-In Gallery
MGM Grand, Las Vegas - The weights are in and the talking is over for Saturday's Showtime Pay-Per-View event. The main event will feature former champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) taking on WBA 'regular' junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs). The fight takes place at a catch-weight of 155-pounds. Canelo looked a bit dry but weighed in at 155, and Lara was in excellent shape with a ripped 155-pounds on the scale. Photos by Joel Colon.
Former three division world champion Abner Mares came in at 126.5-pounds, and Jonathan Oquendo also came in at 126.5. The contract weight for the fight is 127-pounds.
Former two-division champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez was 130-pounds, and undefeated Francisco Vargas came in one pound lighter at 129.
WBA interim-junior welterweight champion Johan Perez came in at the division limit of 140-pounds, and challenger Mauricio Herrera also came in at 140.
[QUOTE=damit305;14748990]Not reaching. I remember the atmosphere going into the trout fight was similar to this one. Many felt it 50/50. I scored the fight live with a scorecard app on a smartphone I owned at the time and remember having…Comment by icha on 07-12-2014
[QUOTE=damit305;14749369]Haymond wasn't much help for Floyd then. [IMG]http://blacksportsonline.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/image7.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] you had schaeffer back then and haymond was still close to GBP... now he is notComment by damit305 on 07-12-2014
[QUOTE=icha;14748993]100% agree with you, and you can thank al haymond for one of the biggest robberies of the decade, im sure you know [B]which fighter is haymond backing up this time[/B]...[/QUOTE] Haymond wasn't much help for Floyd then. [IMG]http://blacksportsonline.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/image7.jpg[/IMG]Comment by Someone88 on 07-12-2014
It should be a great fight!Comment by icha on 07-12-2014
[QUOTE=damit305;14748197]What makes you think Lara will get robbed? Funny thing is Lara still has a 1 under his loss column due to "incompetent judging" from judges that were suspended indefinitely post paul williams.[/QUOTE] 100% agree with you, and you can…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (108)