By Ernest Gabion, at the scale
The weights are in for Saturday's big lightweight grudge match at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. The WBA champion, Brandon Rios (27-0-1, 20KOs), stepped on the scale and came in at the limit, 135-pounds. His opponent, Urbano Antillon (28-2, 20KOs), was half a pound under at 134.5. Showtime will televise. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
In the televised co-feature, former champion Kermit Cintron will return against Carlos Molina. The fight is contracted at a catch-weight of 152-pounds. Cintron (32-3, 28KOs) weighed in at 149.2-pounds, while Molina (18-4-2, 6KOs) was 151.3.
Notre Dame Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Lee,Chicago,Ill. weighs in at 177.25 lb as his trainer Ronnie Shields(L) looks on for his upcoming feature fight against Michael Birthmark
(L-R) Top Rank's newly-signed undefeated Filipino Lightweight sensation Mercito Gesta and Jorge Pimental of Mexico weigh in ( Gesta 137 lb, Pimentel 135 lb) for their upcoming feature fight
(L-R) Undefeated Middleweight Russian Olympian Matt Korobov,Orotukan,Russia and Lester Gonzalez,San Diego,Ca. weigh in (Korobov 160.5 lb, Gonzalez 161.75 lb) for their upcoming feature fight.