WBO light heavyweight champion Geovana Peres will carry a 600 gram weight advantage into her first title defence against Canadian Claire Hafner after tipping the scales at 78.7 kilograms at Thursday’s weigh-in at SKY CITY in Auckland.
Peres appeared in superb shape as she and Hafner faced off just over 24 hours before they battle it out for the WBO light heavyweight tile.
Hafner, the world’s No. 2 ranked heavyweight, had little trouble making the lighter weight, weighing in at 78.1 kilograms.
The Pair square off at SKY CITY on Friday night, with the bout likely to start around 10.00pm.
Pro card weigh in details.
Karen Te Ruki-Pasene 64.2kg v Gentiane Lupi 64.4kg
Desley Robinson (Aus) 71.6kg v Trish Vaka 70.9kg (NZ)
Herman Ene-Purcell 115.8kg v Viliamu Motusga 141.9
Lani Daniels 71.7kg v Tessa Tualevao 72.2kg (NZ PBC middleweight)
Claire Hafner (Can) 78.1kg v Geovana Peres (NZ) 78.7kg (WBO world light heavyweight title)
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