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Scale Watch

Campbell loses titles on scale!

Photo: Scott Foster

Photo: Scott Foster

By Jason Kotar

WBO/IBF lightweight champion Nate Campbell initially weighed in at 138 lbs. for Saturday’s bout against Ali Funeka. He was given two hours to lose 3 lbs., but arrived back at the scale slightly after the two hours had expired. Campbell weighed 137.5 upon his return, and thus loses both titles. The bout will still take place, and if Funeka wins, he will claim the vacant title. Funeka weighed in 133.5 on the first try. Ironically, Campbell’s previous fight with Joan Guzman was cancelled when Guzman didn’t make weight.
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WBC interim super welterweight champion Sergio Martinez weighed 153.25 while Kermit Cintron weighed 154.25. Cintron went back on the scales 15 minutes later and weighed exactly 154.
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Alfred Angulo 153.5 and Cosme Rivera 151.5 both made weight for their bout.
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Ray Austin 237.5 vs Julius Long 293.25
Bermane Stiverne 254.5 vs Robert Hawkins 250
Francisco Palacios 193.75 vs Lawrence Chapman 187.25
Ivan Kirpa 148.5 vs Frankie Santos 154.75
Anges Adjaho 142.5 vs Fernando Angulo 141.5
John Jackson 132 vs Ricardo Medina 129.5
Angelo Santana 134.5 vs Mario Garcia 136.5
Gary Russell Jr 126.5 vs John Wampash 126.5
Anthony Dirrell 166.5 vs Jose Medina 171.75
Venue: BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida
Promoter: DKP
TV: HBO




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