By Gabriel F. Cordero
Photo: Sumio Yamada
Japanese WBA interim super welterweight champion Nobuhiro Ishida, and Mexican WBA #9 world ranked Rigoberto Alvarez, easily made weight for their scheduled 12 round title fight on Saturday night at Meson de los Deportes, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. Ishida came in ripped and ready at the division limit of 154 pounds, and Alvarez, also in good shape, was 154 pounds. The fight will be at Meson de los Deportes, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico at this Saturday, October 9. The winner will fight with the mandatory challenger Austin Trout.