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Weights: Andre Ward, Chad Dawson Both Come in at 168

By Rick Reeno

Oakland, California - The weights are in for tomorrow's big doubleheader. WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13KOs) weighed in at the 168 limit, while challenger Chad Dawson (31-1, 17KOs) was also 168-pounds on the nose. Dawson is the current WBC champion at light heavyweight and chose to move down to 168 to challenge Ward for his titles. Both fighters looked in great shape.

After they made weight, there were minor words exchanged as they came face to face.

WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco (27-2-1, 20KOs) weighed in at 134.25, while challenger John Molina Jr. (24-1, 19KOs) weighed in at 134.5-pounds.

The HBO televised doubleheader takes place The Oracle in Oakland.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Hyperion- on 09-07-2012

[QUOTE=brick wall;12486880][IMG]http://photos.lasvegassun.com/media/img/photos/2008/12/05/LVSunWeighin07_t653x653.jpg?345c8960c5484952b4411b83c62d17f0ae245bc0[/IMG] dela hoya looked good too during weigh-in when he fought pac...just sayin.[/QUOTE] he also didnt gain a single pound on fight night... Chad doesn't look as bad as i thought he would....if he's at 184 at least tomorrow,…

Comment by starjammer on 09-07-2012

This will be worth the weight.

Comment by kiaba360 on 09-07-2012

Dawson passed the 1st test, he made weight. Now let's see what he looks like in the ring.

Comment by HeroBando on 09-07-2012

[QUOTE=elijahlyric;12486928]Don't know, guys on youtube i've never heard of said that too, but they were not there. Like i said i'll take Dan Rafeal word, who works for ESPN nation wide leader in sports!! Don't really follow maxboxing:nono:[/QUOTE] I read…

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 09-07-2012

Really impressed by Dawson for making this weight and not coming in overweight which has been a problem with other fighters this year.

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