Mauricio Lara and Josh warrington They complied with the weigh-in for their fight this Saturday, August 4 in Leeds, England, and they starred in a confrontation that almost came to blows.
The Mexican stopped the scale at 125 and a half pounds, just half a pound above what he weighed in the first contest against the English, last February.
For its part, Warrington she scored 125.75 pounds, which is just 250 pounds above what the Roman stopped when she fell to the Mexican.
There was a big difference in attitude between the two boxers. The Bronco He was seen calm and smiling, looking to repeat the feat of last February, but to Warrington He was more anxious, breathing heavily and chewing gum.
The face-to-face moment was very tense between the people who were present, as they got too close and after several seconds of meeting each other’s eyes came some small shoves, so the teams of both separated them.
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Tomorrow night… They do it again!
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The Bronco surprise
The first fight took place on February 13, 2021 at the Wembley Arena. Josh came as the wide favorite of the contest, after he left the featherweight belt of the FIB.
Nevertheless, Mauricio surprised with his punch and sent the British to the canvas in the fourth round and the course of the contest began to be for the Mexican, who managed to put Josh in danger for the ninth until the referee stopped the fight.
Josh warrington He explained that he had never experienced a hit from someone like Mauricio Lara and that despite the fact that they had beaten him cleanly, the Mexican thing was something different.
This caused a fracture in his jaw and he had to undergo surgery, but now he is looking for revenge in his hometown, Leeds, England.