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Weights: Floyd Mayweather Jr. 151, Miguel Cotto 154

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - The stage is set for Saturday night. In the HBO pay-per-view main event, for the WBA junior middleweight title, champion Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30KOs) came in at 154-pounds at the limit. Floyd "Money" Mayweather (42-0, 26KOs) weighed 151-pounds.

Youth vs. Experience - WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez weighed in at 154-pounds at the limit. "Sugar" Shane Mosley came in at 154.5-pounds. Mosley has one hour to shed off the pound and that shouldn't be a problem.

In a welterweight bout, former champion Steve Forbes came in at 146.5-pounds, and undefeated Jessie Vargas weighed 146 even.

In a bout for the vacant NABO junior middleweight championship, Carlos Quintana weighed in at 154-pounds at the limit, while Deandre Latimore was 154.5-pounds. The fight is contracted for a weight max of 155-pounds, so there are no issues with Latimore's half pound over the limit.

Some of the fighters introduced on stage include Danny Garcia, Devon Alexander, Humberto Gonzalez, Paulie Malignaggi, Adrien Broner, Abner Mares, Danny Jacobs, Seth Mitchell and Bernard Hopkins.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Virgil Caine on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=S H A R K B O Y;12080448]Yep. Trip to the bathroom took care of his half pound problem :lol1:.[/QUOTE] Thanks for the info.

Comment by Burning Phoenix on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=Reloaded;12080744] Odh Cotto and Margo all beat Manny without his BS CWs , [/QUOTE] [IMG]http://gifsoup.com/view/57746/piccard-double-facepalm-o.gif[/IMG]

Comment by Pacquiao'd on 05-05-2012

Floyd will look big as hell tonight.

Comment by Reloaded on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=Mirage MGM;12080602]Yup he will for sure.. Coz cotto is.. Cotto is already damaged goods. Right now he is a Blown up 154 where he is actually a natural welterweight who just aged to higher weight coz that's what old men…

Comment by Mirage MGM on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=salitap4p#1;12079971]Floyd looked fantastic. I can only keep to my prediction that he'll destroy Cotto.[/QUOTE] Yup he will for sure.. Coz cotto is.. Cotto is already damaged goods. Right now he is a Blown up 154 where he is actually a…

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