January 17, 2015
January 17, 2015
Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder

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AHEAD of their clash for the WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas tonight, Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder weighed in on Friday (January 16).

Defending champion Stiverne, from Haiti originally but now based in Las Vegas, scaled 239lbs. The challenger Wilder weighed in at 219lbs.

Leo Santa Cruz, the WBC super-bantamweight champion, will also box on the bill. His opponent, Jesus Ruiz hit the 122lbs limit. Cruz was half a pound lighter.

Weights for the rest of the card:

WBC CONTINENTAL AMERICAS SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE – 10 ROUNDS
Amir IMAM vs. Fidel MALDONADO JR.
140 lbs                   139 lbs

SUPER LIGHTWEIGHTS – 4 ROUNDS
Cesar QUIÑONEZ vs.  Joan VALENZUELA
139 lbs                              140 lbs.

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS – 10 ROUNDS

Vyacheslav SHABRANSKYY vs. Garrett WILSON
177 lbs                                                     178 lbs.

HEAVYWEIGHTS – 8 ROUNDS
Eric MOLINA vs. Raphael ZUMBANO
241.5 lbs.                   241 lbs.

Don’t miss this week’s heavyweight special edition of BOXING NEWS for the full preview, tactical breakdown and much more on Stiverne-Wilder