At 128.5 lb, super featherweight phenomenon Yuriorkis Gamboa showed himself in excellent condition for his shot at the vacant WBC international championship at today’s weigh-in at Terrible’s Primm Valley Casino Resort in Nevada.
His opponent Darling Jimenez weighed in at 131 lb. “I wouldn’t care if Jimenez weighed 150 pounds”, stated Gamboa. “I’ll beat him anyway.”
Alfredo Angulo scaled 154 lb and will go into his fight for the vacant WBO intercontinental junior middleweight title slightly heavier than his opponent Richard Gutierrez, who tipped the beam at 152 lb.
The third part of the giant HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader is for a vacant title as well. James Kirkland weighed in at 154 lb and will face Eromosele Albert at 152.5 lb for the NABO junior middleweight championship.
Promoted by Gary Shaw Productions, LLC and ARENA Box-Promotion HBO will broadcast the three main events tonight, May 17starting at 9:45p.m, live ET/tape-delayed PT.
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