Scale Watch

Malpartida, Scragg make weight

Mary Ann Owen
Mary Ann Owen

WBA female super featherweight champion Kina Malpartida (10-3, 3 KOs) weighed in at 129 pounds while her opponent Lyndsey Scragg (10-1, 3 KOs) stood on the scales at 128 pounds. Kina (pictured on the right), who has become a sports hero in her native Peru, defends her crown this Saturday (December 5th) at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. Her fight will be carried live in Peru and also on the internet at Also featured on the six bout card will be lightweight contender Armando Santa Cruz (27-4, 16 KOs), along with promising welterweight Ricky Duenas (4-1, 2 KOs) and bantamweight Oscar Venegas (1-0, 1 KO) plus from Peru super featherweight Carlos Zambrano (8-0, 3 KOs) and Juan Zegarra (3-0, 3 KOs). Promoter Roy Englebrecht states that a few tickets are still available at the box office.

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