By Carlos Costa
The weigh-in ceremony for tomorrow’s evening of boxing at La Calera Chess Club in Córdoba, Argentina, unfolded smoothly at the magnificent Mario Alberto Kempes World Cup Stadium.
Debutant Chubut middleweight fighter Walter Matthysse Jr., a former amateur champion from the famed Matthysse family of world-class Argentinian boxers, nailed the scale at 72.5 kilos; while his more-experienced Buenos Aires opponent Dante Cano registered 73.1 Kgs. The men will battle at a distance of 4 rounds.
In the man event, unbeaten Cordoba-based Matías Romero, weighed-in at 58.7 kgs, as Adelian Javier Clavero made 58.9 kilos for the South American super featherweight belt at a distance of 12 rounds.
MORE WEIGHTS FOR THE EVENING OF BOXING IN CÓRDOBA, ARGENTINA:
Nicolás Lúques Palacios: 70.4 Kilos
Fernando Battaglia: 71.6 Kgs
Guillermo Suárez: 67.7
Rodrigo Escasena: 65.9
Maico Sommariva: 69.2
Emilio Aibar: 67.9
Williams Herrera: 66.4
Elías Trossero: 66.5
Venue: Chess Club at La Calera in Córdoba, Argentina.
TV: TyC Sports for Latin America (11:30 pm Argentina / 9:30 pm Panama)
Ring Announcer: Rubén Peralta
Boxing card done thanks to the support of Agustino Cueros and the Municipality of La Calera in Córdoba.
Promoters: SAMPSON BOXING in association with TELLO BOX.
Photo: CANO (left) and MATTHYSSE JR., face off during Friday’s weigh-in.
May the Best Men Win.