Adrien broner Y Jovanie santiago met the new weight limit agreed for their fight just below 147 pounds, in the Mohegan Sun Casino of Uncasville, Connecticut.
Although the fight had originally been agreed at the 140 limit, in the super light division, both fighters reached an agreement to close it one category higher, in welterweight.
Broner stopped the scale at 146 and the Puerto Rican Santiago at 145.5 lbs. The combat will continue in 12 rounds.
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Adrien He recently commented that he had to lose 35 pounds in a period of about 13 weeks to try to reach 140, after being inactive for two years.
“I had to lose about 35 pounds (about 15 kilos). I was quite out of weight, “he commented a few days ago to Boxing Scene. “Two years without going to the gym, without training, running or doing absolutely nothing, has its repercussions. I was partying, drinking and eating a lot. The consequences were obvious “
Although for his return to the ring he will do so in the 147 category, a division in which he competed in his last fight against Manny pacquiao, in the near future wants to go down to super light.
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In the rest of the matches, Otto Walin Y Dominic Brezaele They will fight in the heavyweight category for 12 rounds. Wallin scored 240 pounds, while Brezaele stopped the scale at 260.25.
In the super light category, Robert Easter Jr. Y Ryan martin they also gave the weight just under 140 pounds: Easter dialed 139.75 and Martin 139.5.