By David P. Greisman, photos by Tom Hogan/Hoganphotos
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The weights are in for Saturday’s lightweight title fight at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. WBC beltholder Antonio DeMarco (28-2-1, 21 KOs) weighed in at 134.5 pounds, while undefeated challenger and former 130-pound titlist Adrien Broner (24-0, 20 KOs) came in looking very cut and defined at 134.5 pounds.
THE HBO televised co-feature will match heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell against Johnathon Banks. Mitchell (25-0-1, 19 KOs) weighed in at 242 pounds, while Banks (28-1-1, 18 KOs) came in at 218.5 pounds.
Undefeated Canadian boxer Phil Lo Greco (24-0, 13 KOs) came in for his bout at 149 pounds. His opponent, Daniel Sostre (11-7-1, 4 KOs), came in at 146.
Demetrius Hopkins (31-2-1, 11 KOs) weighed in at 154.5 pounds, while Joshua Snyder (9-7-1, 3 KOs) weighed in at 158.
Julian Williams (9-0-1, 4 KOs) weighed in at 154. His opponent, Jonuel Tapia (8-2-1, 5 KOs), came in at 154.5.
Zachary Ochoa (2-0, 2 KOs) came in at 140.5. His opponent, Michael Salcido (1-4, 0 KOs) came in at 145.
Last, Terron Grant (4-0, 2 KOs) came in at 130, while Abraham Esquivel (5-2, 3 KOs) came in at 131.5.
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