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Dereck Chisora vs. Artur Szpilka - weigh-in results By Barry Holbrook: Dereck Chisora weighed in at trim 257 pounds for his 10 round fight against former heavyweight world title challenger Artur Szpilka on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England. The weight for Chisora is the seventh highest weight of his 12 year pro career.
Dusty Harrison among winners on Lopez-Nakatani prelims The prelims are over, and everyone who was supposed to win did.
David Price vs. Dave Allen - weigh-in results By Barry Holbrook: David Price weighed in at 257 pounds on Friday for his 12 round fight against a highly motivated Dave Allen their fight on Saturday night on Sky Box Office at the O2 Arena in London, England. Allen weighed in at 241 1/4 pounds, and looked in good shape.
Santa Cruz wants Gervonta Davis on Canelo's vacated Sept.14 date By Dan Ambrose: Leo Santa Cruz says he's going to ask his adviser Al Haymon if he can take Saul Canelo Alvarez's vacated September 14 date to move up in weight to challenge Gervonta 'Tank' Davis for his WBA Super World super featherweight title, according to Lance Pugmire.
Lopez-Nakatani live undercard: McCreary stays undefeated with split-decision win Lightweight Tyler McCreary remained undefeated by defeating a tough Jessie Cris Rosales by split decision on the Teofimo Lopez-Masayoshi Nakatani undercard at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
Purses: Pacquiao $10M, Thurman $2.5 million By Allan Fox: Manny Pacquiao is getting a guaranteed purse of $10 million for his title fight against WBA Super World welterweight champion Keith Thurman on Saturday on Fox Sports pay-per-view at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Memo Heredia drops bomb about Anthony Joshua Former unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua 22-1 reportedly sought out a new trainer after his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr 33-1 last month.
Watch: Manny Pacquiao, Keith Thurman hit the scales in Vegas Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman got one final look at each other on stage Friday night before they meet at center ring in Las Vegas. Both fighters weighed in at 146.5 pounds, then engaged in a long staredown before parting. The fight will be contested for Thurman's WBA welterweight title.
Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman - weigh-in results By Allan Fox: Manny Pacquiao weighed in at 146.5 pounds for his fight against Keith 'One Time' Thurman this Saturday night on Fox Sports Pay-Per-View at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thurman, 30, appeared to be trying to stare holes through Pacquiao during the face off.
Pacquiao vs. Thurman Weigh-In: Results and Twitter Reaction for Pre-Fight Event Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman completed their official weigh-in at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Friday afternoon, and now all that's left to do is fight for the WBA welterweight super championship belt. Pacquiao and Thurman each weighed in at 146.5 pounds, according to WBA Boxing.
Keith Thurman opponents tip Manny Pacquiao to win Two of Keith Thurman's last three opponents have tipped the WBA welterweight champion to lose his high-profile fight against future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao this Saturday night. Thurman, 30, will lock horns with the 40-year-old Filipino at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada live on pay-per-view.
Pacquiao vs Thurman weigh-in video and results Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman both made weight today in Las Vegas, and tomorrow night's FOX pay-per-view main event for the WBA welterweight title is good to go. Pacquiao and Thurman both weighed in at 146½ pounds, just under the 147-pound limit for the fight.
Photos: Manny Pacquiao, Keith Thurman both weigh-in at 146.5 pounds Both Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman registered the same reading on the scales Friday, weighing in at 146.5 pounds for their WBA welterweight title fight on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Photos: Sergey Lipinets, Jayar Inson - Set For Clash Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien "The Problem" Broner.
Dillian Whyte eyes up huge bout with Deontay Wilder Dillian Whyte may yet find what he's been looking for. But the Brixton heavyweight hasn't half made it hard for himself. This year he turned down £4m to challenge Anthony Joshua.
Whyte waited 900 days for title shot - nothing compared to ten years without mum DILLIAN WHYTE will have waited 900 days for his shot at the WBC heavyweight title. But that is child’s play compared to the decade he lost waiting to be reunited with his mum. The 31-year-old, who…
Jayar Inson replaces injured John Molina Jr., faces Sergey Lipinets on Pacquiao-Thurman card Jayar Inson is getting a bump up the card on Saturday after stepping in to replace the injured John Molina Junior against Sergey Lipinets on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman fight on Saturday. The news was announced by Premier Boxing Champions on Friday, with Molina pulling out due to a back injury.
Is there trouble between Canelo Alvarez and Oscar De La Hoya? Is there trouble in paradise? Has the buoyant julbilation seen last year - when Canelo Alvarez snagged that mega-money $365 million dollar deal, which saw promoter Golden Boy enjoy trickle down prosperity - been tempered over time?
UPDATE: Luis Nery initially misses weight, makes it after one hour Nery famously weighed in above the super bantamweight limit for his planned bantamweight title defense against Shinsuke Yamanaka, leading the sanctioning body to strip him of the belt and Japan to suspend him indefinitely.
Sergey Lipinets faces Jayar Inson on Saturday, John Molina Jr. injured By Kenneth Friedman: Former IBF light welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets will be facing replacement opponent Jayar Inson this Saturday night in a 10 round fight on Fox Sports pay-per-view at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jose Benavidez Jr injured, postpones fight with Luis Collazo 17 on ESPN, but the 27-year-old former blue chip prospect has reportedly suffered an injury to his right leg, and has postponed the fight, likely until October. Benavidez turned pro in 2010 with a lot of hype and forecasts of future stardom, but he's never quite lived up to the billing, his career not taking off despite obvious talent.
Teofimo Lopez vs. Nakatani - LIVE Results From MGM National In lightweight action, 26-year old Tyler McCreary, 133 ¼, of Toledo, Ohio continued to progress his career in his second straight close call on the cards. McCreary, who fought to a draw in his last fight, worked to a split decision over eight rounds against 27-year old Jessie Rosales, 134, of Cebu City, Philippines.
John Molina Jr out of fight with Sergey Lipinets, Jayar Inson steps in Veteran John Molina Jr is out of his scheduled fight on Saturday night against Sergey Lipinets, which was to air as part of the Pacquiao-Thurman pay-per-view from Las Vegas, but Lipinets will stay on the show, instead facing Jayar Inson. Molina, 36, told ESPN his "back went out last night," forcing him to cancel.
Dillian Whyte massively out-weighs Oscar Rivas, O2 running order Dillian Whyte weighed over a stone heavier than Oscar Rivas ahead of their WBC interim heavyweight title bout. The winner will be mandatory for Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury. 4 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest. ALEN BABIC 14st 11lbs 6oz v MORGAN DESSAUX 15st 6lbs.
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