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Bundrage and Smith make weight

Report and photos by Bob Ryder

Weights from Detroit for tomorrow night’s event:

Cornelius Bundrage, 152.8 vs Ishe Smith, 152.6
(IBF jr middleweight championship)
Note: Bundrage and Smith had to be separated as pushing and shoving followed weigh in.

J’Leon Love, 161 vs Derrick Findley, 161.6
(Findley had to lose the .6 pound)
Badou Jack, 167.8 vs Don Mouton, 164.8
Luis Arias, 163.2 vs Edgar Perez, 163.8
Terrell Gausha, 164 vs Lekan Byfield, 165
Joseph Bonas, 153 vs Coy Witt, 152.2
Braulio Santos, 127.4 vs Terrance Walker, 127
Steve Geffrard, 188.2 vs Kentrell Claiborne, 190.2
D’Mitrius Ballard, 164.4 vs Kelly Henderson, 169.2

Bundrage vs. Smith, a 12-round fight for Bundrage’s IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, February 23 at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions, sponsored by Corona and MGM Grand Detroit and will be televised live on SHOWTIME beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). The co-main event will be a 10-round middleweight bout between Detroit’s undefeated rising star J’Leon Love and Derrick Findley of Gary, Indiana.

Tickets priced at $200, $125, $100, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges are on sale now and are available for purchase at the Masonic Temple box office, online at, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 800-745-3000.

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