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17 NOVEMBER 2018

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Mikey Garcia And Sergey Lipinets Hit The Scales In San Antonio




By Marc Livitz in San Antonio, TX: On Saturday evening at the historic Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, unbeaten fan favorite Mikey Garcia will take on Sergey Lipinets for the IBF Junior Welterweight title. With a victory, the Oxnard, California native will capture his fourth world championship in as many divisions. A crisp Spring afternoon welcomed a few hundred fight fans to Main Plaza in the always festive and colorful downtown district of the Alamo City. The fourteen fight card kicks off tomorrow afternoon just after 4pm local time and the Showtime Extreme network will showcase selected bouts beginning at 7pm CST.

 

The two headlining bouts, which feature Garcia and Lipinets as well as a rematch for the vacant WBA Junior Welterweight belt between Rances Barthelemy and Kiryl Relikh. Those two particular contests will be broadcast beginning at 9:15pm on ‘Showtime Championship Boxing’. Local talent will share the night with various fighters from different pockets of the planet.

 

Weights listed below

 

Main Event - IBF Junior Welterweight Title

Mikey Garcia - 37-0 (30 KO’s) - Moreno Valey, CA. - 139.5 lbs.

Sergey Lipinets - 13-0 (10 KO’s) - Beverly Hills, CA. (Kazakhstan) - 139.75 lbs.

 

Co-Main - Vacant WBA Junior Welterweight Title

Rances Barthelemy - 26-0 (13 KO’s) - Arryo Naranjo, Cuba - 139.5 lbs.

Kiryl Relikh - 21-2 (19 KO’s) - Minsk, Belarus - 140 lbs.

 

Super Bantamweights - 6 to 8 Rounds

Brandon Figueroa - 14-0 (9 KO’s) - Weslaco, TX. - 122.75 lbs.

Giovanni Delgado - 16-5-0 (9 KO’s) - Mexico City, D.F., Mexico - 123 lbs.

 

Junior Welterweights - 10 Rounds

Mario Barrios - 20-0 (12 KO’s) - San Antonio, TX. - 141 lbs.

Eudy Bernardo - 23-2 (17 KO’s) - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - 139.75 lbs.

 

IBF Lightweight World Title Eliminator - 12 Rounds

Alejandro Luna - 22-0 (15 KO’s) - Bellflower, CA. - 135 lbs.

Richard Commey - 25-2 (22 KO’s) - Accra, Ghana - 134.75 lbs.

 

Lightweights - 6 Rounds

Alejandro Guerrero - 6-0 (5 KO’s) - Irving, TX. - 132 lbs.

Philip Apyaka - 7-10-0 (4 KO’s) - Kampala, Uganda - 132 lbs.

 

Featherweights- 4 Rounds

Luis Coria - 6-1-0 (4 KO’s) - Moreno Valley, CA. - 126 lbs.

Nery Garcia - 1-2-0 - Monterrey, Mexico - 123.75 lbs.

 

Welterweights - 4 to 6 Rounds

Yulian Tembotov - 5-0 (4 KO’s) - Los Angeles, CA. - 153 lbs.

Noe Lozano - 2-2-0 - Fort Pierce, FL. - 153 lbs.

 

Welterweights - 8 Rounds

Eimantas Stanionis - 4-0 (3 KO’s) - Kanuas, Lithuania - 148.25 lbs.

Hector Munoz - 24-19-1 (16 KO’s) - Albuquerque, N.M. - 147.5 lbs.

 

Heavyweights - 6 Rounds

Efe Ajagba - 3-0 (3 KO’s) - Ughelli, Nigeria - 235 lbs.

Antonio Woods 6-2-0 (4 KO’s) - Las Vegas, NV. - 365 lbs.

 

Cruiserweights - 6 Rounds

Efetobor Apochi - 2-0 (2 KO’s) - Orogun, Nigeria - 197.5 lbs.

Darrius Flowers - 2-5-0 (2 KO’s) - Mason City, IA. - 197.5 lbs.

 

Super Flyweights - 4 Rounds

Robert Rodriguez (pro debut) - San Antonio, TX. - 115 lbs.

Giovanni Noriega - 1-1-0 (1 KO) - Tijuana, B.C., MX. - 111 lbs.

 

Super Featherweights - 8 Rounds

Joseph Rodriguez - 13-0-1 (2 KO’s) - San Antonio, TX. - 135 lbs.

Ramsey Luna - 13-5 (6 KO’s) - Corpus Christi, TX. - 129.75 lbs.

 

Super Featherweights - 4 Rounds

Xavier Wilson - 7-0 (1 KO) - Baltimore, MD. - 134.75 lbs.

John Vanmeter - 1-3-0 (1 KO) - Fountain Valley, CA. - 135.5 lbs.

 

 





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