Top super welterweight contenders Erickson “Hammer” Lubin and Terrell Gausha made weight for their showdown on this Saturday’s SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION. (photos by Amanda Westcott)
Lubin and Gausha meet in a WBC Super Welterweight title eliminator headlining the event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
The event will also feature featherweight contenders Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar and Cobia Breedy, who meet in the 10-round co-main event, plus unbeaten welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis and the Dominican Republic’s Juan Carlos Abreu, who kick off the action live on SHOWTIME in a 10-round bout at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator Bout – 12 Rounds
Erickson Lubin – 153 ¾ lbs.
Terrell Gausha – 153 lbs.
Referee: Michael Ortega (East Haven, Conn.); Judges: Don Ackerman (West Oneida, N.Y.), Tom Schreck (Albany, N.Y.), John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.)
Featherweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Tugstsogt Nyambayar – 125 ½ lbs.
Cobia Breedy – 125 ½ lbs.
Referee: Dan Schiavone (Wethersfield, Conn.); Judges: Steve Weisfeld (River Vale, N.J.), Don Trella (Noank, Conn.), Glenn Feldman (Avon, Conn.)
Welterweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Jaron Ennis – 146 lbs.
Juan Carlos Abreu – 150 ¼ lbs.*
*Note: Abreu failed to make the contracted weight of 147 pounds in two attempts. The fighters have agreed to a higher weight and the bout will proceed as scheduled.
Referee: John Callas (West Hartford, Conn.); Judges: Don Trella (Noank, Conn.), Steve Weisfeld (River Vale, N.J.), John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.)