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All fighters make weight in Corpus Christi

By Karl Freitag
Photos: Chris Farina / Top Rank

No problems making weight for any of the featured fighters on Saturday’s world championship tripleheader. Martirosyan and Andrade got into each other’s face during their face-off and had to be separated. No smiles, no handshakes between Donaire and Darchinyan after an intense face-off. Afterward, Vic proclaimed “Rigo schooled him, I’m going to finish him and send him into retirement.”

Mikey Garcia 128.75 vs. Rocky Martinez 129.75
(WBO jr lightweight title)

Nonito Donaire 125.25 vs. Vic Darchinyan 125.75

Vanes Martirosyan 153.75 vs. Demetrius Andrade 153.75
(Vacant WBO jr middleweight title)

Nicholas Walters 125 vs. Alberto Garza 125.5
(WBA featherweight title)

Oscar Valdez 127.75 vs. Jesus Lule 127.75
Alex Saucedo 145.25 vs. Steve Hall 146
Erick De Leon 129.75 vs. Jesus Aguinaga 130.25
Oscar Cantu 117.5 vs. Roberto Ceron 118.25

Venue: American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas
Promoter: Top Rank
TV: HBO

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