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Scale Watch

Overweight in El Paso

Photo by Chris Cozzone

Photo by Chris Cozzone

Weights by Chris Cozzone & Felix Chavez

From the Casa Nissan in El Paso for tomorrow night’s “Latin Invasion 2” card tomorrow night at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso: After four of five bouts had fighters weighing in overweight, fighters and their respective camps complained of a bad scale. The Texas Athletic Commission, however, at one point moving the scale from a raised platform to the floor (which made no difference), were adamant about their correct scale.  Main eventer Hector Camacho, Jr. came in the heaviest, at 5 1/2 pounds over the limit.

Hector Camacho Jr. 159.5 vs. Ramon “Yory Boy” Campas 152*
* For the WBC Caribbean jr. middleweight belt. Camacho has two hours to lose weight.

Antonio Escalante 130 vs. Carlos Fulgencio 126.5*
* Escalante was two hours to lose two pounds.
David Medina 167 vs. Miguel Hernandez 174 1/2*
* Hernandez has two hours to lose 4.5 pounds.
Bobby Joe Valdez 151 vs. Abel Perry 149*
* Valdez has two hours to lose two pounds.
Cesar Valenzuela 140.5 vs. Cruz Garcia 143.5

The Randy Griffin-Marcos Primera and Sammy Dipace-LeShaun Blair bouts were both scratched when, both, Primera and Blair submitted their medical exams late.

“LATIN INVASION 2” will be held at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The event will be on live on Pay-Per-View. Tickets for this event available at TicketMaster, or can be purchased at the Don Haskins Center box office, at 915-747-5234.

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