By Miguel Rivera
The end has come for former world champion Cristian "El Diamante" Mijares, who steps in the ring for his "farewell fight" against another former world champion, Wilfredo "Papito" Vazquez Jr.
The two boxers were face to face on Friday during the official weigh-in ceremony prior to what will be another chapter of the war between Mexico and Puerto Rico.
At the time of weigh-in, the tension was in the air with Mijares realizing that there is a lot at stake in the ring. Cristian scored 132 pounds, and Vazquez, who says he will take a victory, scored the same weight amount.
In the co-featured fight of the night, Roberto "Massa" Ortiz and Jose "Pistón" Lopez will collide in a planned war over the ten round distance. Ortiz weighed in at 139.7 pounds, while Lopez came in at 143.7 pounds.
RESULTS OF WEIGH-IN
Cristian "El Diamante" Mijares 132 pounds, Wilfredo "Papito" Vázquez Jr. 132
Roberto "Massa" Ortiz 139.7, José "Pistón" López 143.7
Carlos Ortiz 156.2, Josué Castañeda 154.8
Isaac Cruz 135, Heberto Persian 136
Jorge Sánchez 139.3 , Guadalupe Rosales 138
Scenario: Auditorium Centenario de Gómez Palacio
Promotor: Promotions of the People and Cancun Boxing