Photos/Weights: Rios vs Antillon, Cintron vs Molina
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.
Doesn't matter what the wanna be tough guy Brandon Rios does. He needs to get in the ring with Victor Ortiz and get his @ss whooped. Rios needs to do some sit ups. No homoComment by jreckoning on 07-08-2011
[quote=kokingbill;10808911]Get out of the picture and have some humility you shameless fame whore Mike Lee. You couldn't last a minute with any of those guys in the ring. Go back to Notre Dame and win another fraternity championship, *****. Bob…Comment by puga on 07-08-2011
rootin for antillion but i think rios is too strong for him.....it think rios pressure is way more effective than antilllions......too young, too strong...id like to be proven wrong btw....Comment by UglyPug on 07-08-2011
but yes WAR Rios. . . Rios has a good build for boxing - i think the extra body fat instead of muscle preserves oxygen, and assists in storing energy. Also he rehydrates very well - guarantee he will be…Comment by UglyPug on 07-08-2011
lol what's with the attack on mike lee? he's just doing what any of us would do if we had the chance. he's a good dude - he is big into charity work and what not. he is good for…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (32)