TwitterFacebook

Eleider Alvarez and Joe Smith weigh-in results

Press Release

The article that you're about to read is an official announcement issued to Ring News 24 to publish as a press release.

KO Boxing Forum

#4 world rated (WBO), JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR (25-3 20KO’s) and #3 world rated (WBO), ELEIDER “STORM” ALVAREZ (23-1 13KO’s) tipped the scaled today at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ahead of their WBO World Title Eliminator main event on ESPN+ tomorrow night. Smith Jr. came in at a strong, 174.9 lbs. and Alvarez came in at a ready, 174.6 lbs. The winner of tomorrow nights main event will face off with the winner of Umar Salamov vs Maxim Vlasov for the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship of the World.
PHOTO CREDIT: MIKEY WILLIAMS/ TOP RANK

On the undercard, 2018 Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame Fighter of the Year, “ACTION” ANTHONY LAUREANO (13-0 4KO’S) weighed in at 145.9 lbs, while heralded undefeated prospect, JULIAN “HAMMER HANDS” RODRIGUEZ (19-0 12KO’s) weighed, 141.5 lbs.

Long Island’s undefeated super welterweight, WENDY “HAITIAN FIRE” TOUSSAINT (11-0 5KO’s) weighed in at, 154.4 lbs. and looks to make a statement against “Bubble” veteran, ISIAH JONES (9-2 3KO’s) who tipped the scales at 157.2 lbs.

See Also

Saturday nights highly anticipated light heavyweight WBO World Title Eliminator main event comes at a vital time for both fighters, as Smith Jr. looks to get a second crack at a world title, and Alvarez looks to become a two-time world champion.

Alvarez-Smith Jr. is promoted by Top Rank in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, and Group Yvon Michel. The WBO Title Eliminator is set to take place August 22, live from The Bubble at MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, on ESPN +.

Read more articles about: ,

FITE – BOXING TV FIXTURES

TOP STORIES

Leo Santa Cruz ready to show Tank Davis who the…

Leo Santa Cruz ready to show Tank Davis who the real monster is

WBA super featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz 37-1-1 (19) is relishing his role as underdog ahead of his clash with undefeated lightweight Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis 23-0 (22) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on October 31. “I’m looking forward…

Danny Roman back in the gym, calls out Luis Nery

Danny Roman back in the gym, calls out Luis Nery

Former unified super bantamweight champion Danny ‘The Baby-Faced Assassin’ Roman 28-3-1 (10) has his sights set on undefeated WBC 122-pound titleholder Luis ‘Pantera’ Nery 31-0 (24). Nery picked up the vacant title with a 12-round unanimous decisi…

Vasiliy Lomachenko undergoes shoulder surgery following loss to Teofimo Lopez

Vasiliy Lomachenko undergoes shoulder surgery following loss to Teofimo Lopez

Vasiliy Lomachenko 14-2 (10) entered his fight against Teofimo ‘El Brooklyn’ Lopez 16-0 (12) with an injured rotator cuff, according to his manager Egis Klimas. The 32-year-old Ukrainian southpaw lost his WBA and WBO lightweight titles to IBF cham…

Errol Spence Jr prepared to jump up two weight classes…

Errol Spence Jr prepared to jump up two weight classes to face Canelo Alvarez

Unified welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr 26-0 (21) has revealed an ambitious plan to move up to middleweight to face Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 53-1-2 (36). The 30-year-old Texan southpaw said he would like to take on…

Lee Selby vs George Kambosos winner to get shot at…

Lee Selby vs George Kambosos winner to get shot at Teofimo Lopez

The winner of the IBF lightweight world title eliminator between George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr 18-0 (10) and ‘Lightning’ Lee Selby 28-2 (9) will put themselves in line for a shot at undisputed 135-pound champion Teofimo ‘El Brooklyn’ Lopez 16-0 (12)…

Eddie Hearn leads calls for judge Terry O'Connor to be…

Eddie Hearn leads calls for judge Terry O'Connor to be stood down after Lewis Ritson-Miguel Vazquez fight

Promoter Eddie Hearn has called for judge Terry O’Connor to be immediately stood down by the British Boxing Board of Control after footage emerged of him appearing to look at his phone while judging the Lewis Ritson versus Miguel Vazquez junior welte…

Welcome

Welcome to Ringnews24; read the latest boxing news from around the world.

The site is run by boxing fans James Tonks and Lee Daley.

If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free toEmail Us

Write for Ringnews24

KO BOXING FORUM

CONNECT WITH US