Weights: Canelo Alvarez 155, Erislandy Lara 155
By Rick Reeno
MGM Grand, Las Vegas - The weights are in and the talking is over for Saturday's Showtime Pay-Per-View event. The main event will feature former champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) taking on WBA 'regular' junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs). The fight takes place at a catch-weight of 155-pounds. Canelo looked a bit dry but weighed in at 155, and Lara was in excellent shape with a ripped 155-pounds on the scale.
Former three division world champion Abner Mares came in at 126.5-pounds, and Jonathan Oquendo also came in at 126.5. The contract weight for the fight is 127-pounds.
Former two-division champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez was 130-pounds, and undefeated Francisco Vargas came in one pound lighter at 129.
WBA interim-junior welterweight champion Johan Perez came in at the division limit of 140-pounds, and challenger Mauricio Herrera also came in at 140.
I thought both fighters looked great. I didn't think Canelo looked weight drained and as far as him being pale he is a pale skinned guy and it has nothing to do with his fighting shape. Lara looked like a…Comment by damit305 on 07-11-2014
[QUOTE=f4314n68;14747880]well shiet they [B]pay a lot of money for the trip, tickets, and hotel [/B]so shiet I would say they are real fans.....[/QUOTE] Yes those are all constituents of hard core fanaticism. :poke: [QUOTE=Matisyahu;14748009]I just decided to order the fight…Comment by Matisyahu on 07-11-2014
[QUOTE=damit305;14747876]Those are the true fans, you know the ones which see three ppvs a year and favorite fighters are Floyd, Pac and Canelo.[/QUOTE] I just decided to order the fight since I rate Lara over Maidana and Algieri.Comment by LouIE G on 07-11-2014
[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14747864]Who said I'm mad? What's there to be mad about exactly?[/QUOTE] i did!! you say he posted that same exact post on another thread so you had to have said something right. then you get on here most…Comment by September 13th on 07-11-2014
I'm edging towards Lara in this one...Post a Comment/View More User Comments (92)