Weights: Alexander vs Matthysse, Undercard Bouts
By Ryan Burton @ the scales
The weigh in for Saturday evening's Devon Alexander versus Lucas Matthysse took place in historic old town St. Charles, Missouri.
Former junior welterweight champion Devon Alexander was ripped and came in at 139.5 pounds. The heavy handed Lucas Matthysse weighed 140 pounds on the dot.
Rounding out the HBO televised portion of the card, IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud tipped the scales heavy at 175.25 pounds. His opponent Yusaf Mack weighed 174.25 pounds. Cloud has two hours to lose the quarter pound.
Bermane Stiverne weighed in at 238.5 pounds while Ray Austin came in at 238 pounds. The WBC silver heavyweight championship and a mandatory shot at the winner of the Vitaly Klitschko-Tomasz Adamek clash will be at stake.
In notable off television fights IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage came in at 152.25 pounds while Sechew Powell weighed 152.5 pounds. Both fighters exchanged words during the weigh in.
Undefeated cruiserweight contender Ryan "The Irish Outlaw" came in shredded at 193.75 pounds while his opponent David McNemar weighed in at 198 pounds. Coyne was originally scheduled to face WBA champ Guillermo Jones who pulled out of the fight with an injury.
[QUOTE=Corelone;10739593]Boxing, not fighting, is supposed to be Alexander's edge, but those Argentine's have an effective style too. Ask Paul Williams. Pickem fight, I'll go with the American. Mobility over firepower is my bet.[/QUOTE] Bad part for Devon in this fight…Comment by Kimo on 06-25-2011
photo's or videos of the weigh in coming?!Comment by TheKza on 06-25-2011
[QUOTE=mathed;10740075]Alexander has to make a statement tomorrow and I think he will be 110%or nothing at all. If he shows up,he'll pull out the win[/QUOTE] I doubt it. He had to make a statement in his last two fights and…Comment by any craic lad? on 06-25-2011
Should be an extremely close fight but i think Devons superior boxing skills will be the difference.WAR LUCASComment by mathed on 06-25-2011
Alexander has to make a statement tomorrow and I think he will be 110%or nothing at all. If he shows up,he'll pull out the winPost a Comment - View More User Comments (15)