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Jones Jr., Benmakhlouf make weight in Moscow

Future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr. (56-8, 40 KOs) weighed in at 197.5 lbs. for his WBU cruiserweight title clash with Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf (17-3-1, 8 KOs) on Saturday night at the Dynamo Sport Palace in Moscow, Russia. Benmakhlouf scaled in at 194.2.

Fighters were also on weight for the WBA interim middleweight title fight between Dmitry Chudinov (11-0-2, 7 KOs) and Juan Camilo Novoa (22-5-1, 20 KOs). Chudinov weighed 159.6 and Novoa weighed 159.3.

The card is promoted by Vladimir Hrunov.

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