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Photos: Hopkins, Dawson Finally Face Off at Weigh-In

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - Light heavyweight rivals Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32KOs) and Chad Dawson (30-1, 17KOs) finally faced off - at their official weigh-in. Hopkins had elected not to participate in a final press conference with Dawson, and turned down HBO's request to tape episide of 'Face Off with Max Kellerman.' Hopkins came in at 173.5-pounds, while Dawson weighed 174.5. Photos by Tom Hogan/Hoganphotos.

The HBO televised co-feature will match heavyweight up and comer Seth Mitchell against Chazz Witherspoon. Mitchell weighed in at 241.5-pounds, and Witherspoon was 231.5.

Among the undercard bouts, unbeaten junior middleweight prospect Shawn Porter (18-0, 13 KOs) weighed in at 153.5 pounds, as did his opponent, Patrick Thompson (18-17-1, 8 KOs).

Mike Faragon (17-0, 8 KOs) came in for his bout at 137.5 pounds, half a pound under the contracted weight of 138 pounds. Sergio Rivera (16-9-2, 10 KOs, however, tipped the scales at 140 pounds and was given two hours to come back and make weight.

Local light heavyweight Lavarn Harvell (9-0, 4 KOs) came in at 174.5 pounds, while Tony Pietrantonio (7-8, 6 KOs) was 178 pounds.

Julian Williams (8-0-1, 4 KOs) came in at 154.5 pounds for his over-the-limit junior middleweight bout. His opponent, Hector Rosario (7-1-2, 5 KOs), was 155.5 pounds.

Last, undefeated Toronto fighter Phil Lo Greco (22-0, 12 KOs) was 149 pounds, the same weight as his opponent, Hector Orozco (5-10, 0 KOs).


User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by djtmal on 04-28-2012

chad dawson, imo is in a must win situation here...this is what separates the men, from the boys...strategically though, he's in the driver's seat...imo, chad dawson is a good enough boxer, to box from the outside and pile up points…

Comment by komodo on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=zuldo;12051202]Whoever knows about boxing knows chad dawson is gonna win this fight........trust me.......[/QUOTE] Wow I'm so glad we had this conversation, I feel like I can trust you now :)

Comment by SpeedKillz on 04-28-2012

dawson is gonna get manhandled tonight. based on those pics, you can see in his eyes all that trash talking he did is gonna back fire like crazy. do it EX!!

Comment by ChiTown2Diego on 04-28-2012

All the talking Dawson is doing... Based on his lack-luster performances of the past, he's got some work to do to back up all that mess and even more unlikely it would have to come against a crafty (dirty) vet.…

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=Tmann400;12051226]I'm still going with Bernard in this fight despite his age, his style is not going to allow Chad to get off nicely, if at all. Yea, Dawson's younger, more athletically gifted, he's a southpaw and he CAN win this…

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