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Photos/Weights: Pirog 158, Ishida 157.6 on Second Try - Boxing News
 
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 Last update:  4/30/2012       Read more by Boxing Photos         
   
Photos/Weights: Pirog 158, Ishida 157.6 on Second Try
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The weight are in for the big middleweight fight on May 1st at the Sport Complex Krylatskoe in Moscow, Russia. WBO champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15KOs) will defend his title against challenger Nobuhiro Ishida of Japan (24-7-2, 9KOs). The champion weighed in first, and he was 158-pounds. But Ishida stunned obvservers by coming in overweight on his first attempt, at 161.2. He weighed in a second time, after receiving up to two hours to sweat it off, and lost nearly four pounds. Ishida weighed 157.6 on his second try. Photos by Victor Sokolov/Allboxing.ru.

Tags: Dmitry Pirog , photos , Nobuhiro Ishida , Pirog-Ishida , Pirog vs Ishida



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comment by Russian Crushin, on 04-30-2012
[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless]I'm confused. I'm watching a stream that's supposedly Pirog vs Ishida. Looks like an undercard is on right now. Is the fight supposed to be today or tomorrow? Is the stream mislabeled?[/QUOTE] Fight is on May 1st....its currently April 30th

comment by Nicolino, on 04-30-2012
[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless]I'm confused. I'm watching a stream that's supposedly Pirog vs Ishida. Looks like an undercard is on right now. Is the fight supposed to be today or tomorrow? Is the stream mislabeled?[/QUOTE] I'm also watching a stream from Russia. Maybe tomorrow is today in Russia.

comment by Light_Speed, on 04-30-2012
[QUOTE=rudyhboxing]Ishida did not have problems with weight, just a difference of a quarter of a pound on official scale and his. He shadow boxed for 25 minutes and made weight. No excuses tomorrow.[/QUOTE] He lost 4lbs by shadowboxing for 25 mn? GTFOH. :lol1: They say he weighed in again 2 hour...

comment by Best in Boxing, on 04-30-2012
[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless]I'm confused. I'm watching a stream that's supposedly Pirog vs Ishida. Looks like an undercard is on right now. Is the fight supposed to be today or tomorrow? Is the stream mislabeled?[/QUOTE] I think I'm watching the same thing as you right now. I was confused as well. ...

comment by DoktorSleepless, on 04-30-2012
[QUOTE=fallen9182]I guess I'm the only one who finds it ridiculous that Ishida is getting a title shot after losing every single round to Paul Williams. What may be even more ridiculous is the people who think this is legitimately a good opponent for a title defense LOL. FOH.[/QUOTE] Nobody think...

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