Crawford Vs Diaz, Davis Vs Walsh, Russell Jr Vs Escandon- PLUS OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE!

Crawford Vs Diaz, Davis Vs Walsh, Russell Jr Vs Escandon- PLUS OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE!

May 20th is an action packed night of boxing worldwide, champions and top contenders step in the ring from NY to Japan, pursuing their quest towards boxing supremacy. Yet not everyone, had an easy time making weight, one champion won’t even enter the ring as a “Title Challenger”. What will it all mean come fight night? It could mean nothing or it could mean everything.

Here are the official weights, reported from around the globe.

Terence Crawford Felix Diaz

Madison Square Garden LIVE on HBO, Terence Crawford defends his WBC and WBO Super Lightweight titles. against Felix Diaz.

Ray Beltran Jonathan Maicelo

In the co-feature, former world title challenger Ray Beltran defends his NABF and WBO NABO lightweight titles against Peru native Jonathan Maicelo.

On the scales official weights for all four men were reported as-

Terence Crawford 139.2 lbs Felix Diaz 139.4 lbs.

Ray Beltran-134.6 lbs Jonathan Maicelo 134.8 lbs.

Gervonta Davis Liam Walsh

In England on Showtime, Gervonta Davis looking to make the first defense, of his IBF World super featherweight title against undefeated challenger Liam Walsh, needed three attempts, before making the 130 lb limit.

On the scales official weights were reported as-

Gervonta Davis 130 lbs. Liam Walsh 130 lbs.

Gary Russell Jr Oscar Escandon

At the MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Maryland also on Showtime, WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr defends his title against Oscar Escandon. In the co-feature, former world title challenger Andre Dirrell takes on  Jose Uzcategu for the vacant “IBF Interim” Super Middleweight title.

Andre Dirrell Jose Uzcategui

On the scales official weights were reported as-

Gary Russell Jr., 125 1/2 lbs. Oscar Escandon 125 3/4 lbs.

Andre Dirrell 167 1/2 lbs. Jose Uzcategu 166 1/2 lbs.

Krzysztof Wlodarczyk Noel Gevor

In Poland, at the Hala Arena, undefeated Cruiserweight prospect Noel Gevor will face former world champion and veteran  Krzysztof Wlodarczyk. The winner will be, IBF mandatory for champion Murat Gassiev

On the scales official weights were reported as-

Noel Gevor 198.8 lbs (90.2 kg) . Krzysztof Wlodarczyk 199 lbs (90.3 kg).

David Benavidez Rogelio Porky Medina

In Laredo, Texas, at the Laredo Energy Arena on Fox Sports 1, rising undefeated Super Middleweight prospect, David Benavidez  faces veteran Rogelio “Porky” Medina in a WBC super middleweight elimination bout. That title was vacated, by Badou Jack after his draw against IBF champion James DeGale earlier this year.

On the scales official weights were reported as-

David Benavidez 167.8 lbs Rogelio “Porky” Medina 166.8 lbs.

Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam Ryota Murata

At the Ariake Colosseum, in Tokyo Japan, Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Ryota Murata headline for the vacant “WBA regular middleweight title”.

On the scales official weights were reported as-

Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Ryota Murata both weighed 159.5 lbs.

Ganigan Lopez Ken Shiro

The co-feature, a WBC light flyweight title bout between champion Ganigan Lopez and Ken Shiro also came in at identical weights.

On the scales official weights were reported as-

Ganigan Lopez and Ken Shiro both weighed 107.5 lbs.

Juan Hernandez Navarrete and Daigo Higa

The one champion, that lost his titles without stepping in the ring was Juan “Churritos” Hernandez, who had just won the vacant WBC flyweight title, slightly over two months ago when he stopped Nawaphon Kaikanha in three rounds.

On his first attempt, Hernandez missed the 112 pound limit, weighing 113 lbs even. He would try again forty minutes later and weigh 112.5 lbs. That would be his last attempt, before losing his title without further efforts.

On the scales official weights were reported as-

Juan “Churritos” Hernandez 112.5 lbs.

Daigo Higa 112 lbs.

The WBC flyweight title, is at stake for Higa only.

The weights are in, some had a harder time than others, all we can do now is hope for great performances from all.

 

 

 

 

 

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