Photos/Weights: Senchenko, Kashtanov-Balzsay, More

By Alexey Sukachev/Photos by Union Boxing Promotions

The scene is set for Friday's huge boxing extravaganza at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk, Ukraine. WBA festivities with two major title fights, which will feature two of the city’s top prizefighters. The boxers are ready, and the stars are ready as well. A number of well-known boxing personalities have already hit Donetsk, including legendary ring announcer Michael Buffer, famous trainer Freddie Roach, WBA president Gilberto Mendoza Sr., and his son Gilberto Mendoza Jr. The show will be promoted by the Union Boxing Promotions (president Yuri Ruban).

All the boxers stepped on the scale at the pre-fight weigh-in.

Vyacheslav Senchenko (31-0, 20 KOs) 147 versus Marco Antonio Avendano (30-7-1, 22 KOs) 147 – WBA welterweight title defense

Stas Kashtanov (28-0, 15 KOs) 167.3 versus Karoly Balzay (23-2, 17 KOs) 167.8 – vacant WBA super middleweight title

Vladimir Kravets (24-0, 15 KOs) 139.5 versus Ignacio Mendoza (30-6-2, 19 KOs) 139.5 – vacant WBA International light welterweight title

Oleg Yefimovich (19-2, 11 KOs) 126 versus Christian Palma (17-5-1, 5 KOs) 126 – WBA I/C featherweight title

Yago Kiladze (16-0, 11 KOs) 198.2 versus Daniel Alejandro Sanabria (13-1, 9 KOs) 189.5 – WBA I/C cruiserweight title

Artiom Karpets (13-0, 5 KOs) 154 versus Rizvan Magomedov (7-6-1, 2 KOs) 153.8 – Ukrainian light middleweight title

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hitman932 on 08-25-2011

AWwww yeah, Karoly "Big" Balzsay is back. Another guy for Lucian Bute to duck!

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