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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by boliodogs on 07-12-2014

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...

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