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29 NOVEMBER 2014

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Atlantic City Weigh In, Purdy Comes In Heavy


Peterson and Matthysse weigh in
Peterson and Matthysse weigh in

The boxers for Saturday night’s Showtime broadcast event from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey stepped on the scales Friday at Caesars Atlantic City for the Official Weigh-in.

 

Main event fighters Lamont Peterson and Lucas Matthysse made the catch-weight limit of 141 pounds with Peterson weighing in at 141 lbs. and Matthysse tipping the scale at 140 lbs. IBF Welterweight Champion Devon Alexander made the welterweight limit of 147 lbs., but his opponent, Lee Purdy, was unable to make the weight after two attempts, coming in at 147.8 lbs. As a result Purdy will not be eligible to win the IBF title.


Alexander and Purdy head to head
Alexander and Purdy head to head
Alexander makes weight
Alexander makes weight

MAIN EVENT - WELTERWEIGHTS - 12 ROUNDS
Lamont PETERSON vs. Lucas MATTHYSSE
Washington, DC Trelew, ARG
31-1-1 (16 KO’s) 33-2 (31 KO’s)

 

Weight: 141 lbs. Weight: 140 lbs.
IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE* - 12 ROUNDS
Devon ALEXANDER vs. Lee PURDY
St. Louis, MO Colchester, ENG
24-1 (13 KO’s) 20-3-1 (13 KO’s)
Weight: 146.7 lbs. Weight: 147.8 lbs.

 

JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 10 ROUNDS
Shawn PORTER vs. Phil LO GRECO
Las Vegas, NV Toronto, CAN
20-0-1 (14 KO’s) 25-0 (14 KO’s)
Weight: 150 lbs. Weight: 150 lbs.

 

TV SWING BOUT - BANTAMWEIGHTS - 4 ROUNDS
Haroon KHAN vs. Vicente MEDELLIN
Bolton, ENG Riverside, CA
1-0 0-5
Weight: 116.5 lbs. Weight: 115 lbs.

 

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 8 ROUNDS
Thomas WILLIAMS JR. vs. Otis GRIFFIN
Washington, DC Sacramento, CA
13-0 (10 KO’s) 24-12-2 (10 KO’s)
Weight: 175 lbs. Weight: 175 lbs.

 

MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 6 ROUNDS
Anthony OGOGO vs. Edgar PEREZ
East Anglia, ENG Arecibo, PR
1-0 (1 KO) 5-4 (3 KO’s)
Weight: 159 lbs. Weight: 159 lbs.

 

BANTAMWEIGHTS - 8 ROUNDS
Cesar SEDA vs. Miguel TAMAYO
Juana Diaz, PR Ciudad Obregon, MEX
24-1 (17 KO’s) 13-5-2 (11 KO’s)
Weight: 117.5 lbs. Weight: 117.5 lbs.

 

JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHTS - 10 ROUNDS
Anthony PETERSON vs. Dominic SALCIDO
Washington, DC Rialto, CA
31-1 (20 KO’s) 18-4 (9 KO’s)
Weight: 136.5 lbs. Weight: 136.5 lbs.

 

BANTAMWEIGHTS - 4 ROUNDS
Rau’Shee WARREN vs. Angel CARVAJAL
Cincinnati, OH Chicago, IL
3-0 (1 KO) 2-1
Weight: 118 lbs. Weight: 116 lbs.

 

LIGHTWEIGHTS - 4 ROUNDS
Robert EASTER JR. vs. Eduardo GUILLEN
Toldedo, OH Brownsville, TX
3-0 (3 KO’s) 0-2
Weight: 133.5 lbs. Weight: 132 lbs.

 

LIGHTWEIGHTS - 4 ROUNDS
Jamel HERRING vs. Victor GALINDO
Coram, NY San Juan, PR
2-0 (1 KO) 1-1
Weight: 134 lbs. Weight: 134.5 lbs.

 

*Due to weighing in above the welterweight limit of 147 lbs., Lee Purdy is ineligible to win the title.

Matthysse on the scale
Matthysse on the scale
Peterson takes on Matthysse
Peterson takes on Matthysse
Porter and LoGreco at weigh in
Porter and LoGreco at weigh in
Williams and Griffith weigh in
Williams and Griffith weigh in


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