Photos/Weights: Garcia-Herrera, Wilder-Scott, More
By Joel Colon/Tom Casino
The weights are in for the Showtime televised card on Saturday night in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. In the main event, Danny Garcia makes the first defense of his lineal 140 lb. championship (fifth overall alphabet title defense) against Mauricio Herrera.
Garcia (27-0, 16KO) weighed in at 139.75 lb., and Herrera was Herrera (20-3, 7KO) was 139.25 lb. The co-feature pits former sparring partners against one another in a 12-round heavyweight elimination bout.
Unbeaten knockout artist Deontay Wilder (30-0, 30KO) squares off versus Malik Scott. Wilder, the last American male boxer to capture an Olympic medal, weighed in at 227 lb. Scott, who showed up to the weigh-in with a bag over his head with the slogan "Get Ya Popcorn Ready", came in at 238 lb.
On the undercard, former champs Daniel Ponce de Leon and Juan Manuel 'Juanma' Lopez square off in a rematch to their 2008 encounter. Lopez won his first major title in their June '08 encounter, knocking out Ponce de Leon inside of a round. Juanma weighed in at 129 lb. for Saturday's encounter. Ponce de Leon was slightly lighter at 128.75 lb.
[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;14332708]They just knew who Herrera was from having seen him before. The guys who weren't taking him seriously obviously don't follow the sport too closely.[/QUOTE] :lol1: Great post, people who watched Herrera/Provodnikov and the Alvarado/Herrera war knew Danny was gonna…Comment by UTEP on 03-16-2014
[QUOTE=sugarsmosley;14332197]No need to pay brother, scored it 116-112. its all good... im pissed off at this robbery![/QUOTE] :beerchug: :beerchug:Comment by ShoulderRoll on 03-16-2014
[QUOTE=Levity;14327261]The dudes who think Herrera is going to win are nuts.[/QUOTE] They just knew who Herrera was from having seen him before. The guys who weren't taking him seriously obviously don't follow the sport too closely.Comment by sugarsmosley_ on 03-16-2014
[QUOTE=UTEP;14332165]fuk, points coming your way. My boy got robbed though, how did you score the fight?[/QUOTE] No need to pay brother, scored it 116-112. its all good... im pissed off at this robbery!Comment by UTEP on 03-16-2014
[QUOTE=sugarsmosley;14326700][B]damn lol props. i'll take that. if herrera pulls it off ill give u 2 trill. good luck brotha[/B][/QUOTE] fuk, points coming your way. My boy got robbed though, how did you score the fight?Post a Comment - View More User Comments (30)