Photos/Weights: Ortiz-Romero, Jorge Silva, Andrade
By Jose Alberto Salazar
The weights are in for Saturday's event in Villahermosa Tabasco, Mexico. In the main event, undefeated Roberto "Massa" Ortiz (28-0-1, 22 KO's) of Torreon, Coahuila, will face Jorge "Koki" Romero (24-5-0, 21 KO's), of Culiacan Sinaloa, in a twelve round battle for the World Boxing Council (WBC) silver junior welterweight title. The card will be televised by Televisa in Mexico and Fox Sports Networks in the U.S. and Canada. Cancun Boxing and Golden Boy Promotions are staging the card. Ortiz was 139.3-pounds and Romero came in at 139.7.
In the co-feature, Jorge "Pantera" Silva (20-3-2, 16 KO's), who came in at 145.9-pounds, is waiting for a new opponent to be named after Francisco Cordero had travel issues and was unable to make it to the weigh-in.
Tough super middleweight Librado Andrade (30-5, 23KOs) is also on the card, taking part in a stay busy fight against Eduardo Ayala (17-35-4, 8KOs).