Friday, June 20, 2014
Russell, Lomachenko Weigh 125 1/2 For WBO Title Bout!
(Photo by Big Joe Miranda)
Gary Russell, Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko weighed in at the same weight of 125 1/2 for their WBO Featherweight title bout that takes place Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA.
The bout will be shown on Showtime with the telecast beginning at 10 PM ET.
Also on the card, Newport News, VA heavyweight Jerry "Slug" Forrest will take on 2012 US Olympian Michael Hunter of Las Vegas, NV in a scheduled eight-rounder. Forrest is managed by local manager Sharif Salim.
Forrest (7-1, six KO's) weighed in at 224 1/2 while Hunter (4-0, three KO's) tipped the scales at 207.