By Brian Grammer and Clint Rosser at ringside
Adrien Broner weighed in at 143.5 at the Saturday morning weigh-in, rather than the agreed to 140, the Vicente Escobedo Team threatening to pull out. However, we understand the fight is a go after a “confidential agreement” was reached.
Update 3: The Fightnews.com coverage team is at ringside. No fans have been let in the arena yet but it looks like we have a fight card.
Update 2: Just talked to 3 WBO offcials outside the Hilton and they said that they have no idea if the fight is going to go on or not — Brian Grammer
Update 1: Rolando Arellano, manager of Escobedo told Fightnews.com, “No comment. There’s great controversy in the air” — Flattop
Broner was 3 pounds over weight,fight still on tonight on HBO. Do I smell upset?
— Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) July 21, 2012