All the participants for Saturday night’s Battle in Biloxi card at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino weighed-in earlier today. The card, which will be broadcast live on HBO’s Boxing After Dark, is headlined by the much anticipated Welterweight Championship showdown between former WBC Champion, Andre Berto and reigning IBF Welterweight Champ, Jan Zaveck. Berto tipped the scales at a ripped and ready, 146 3/4 lbs, while Zaveck scaled in at 146 1/2 lbs.
JAN ZAVECK VS. ANDRE BERTO
Opening up the telecast and making his first appearance on the HBO airwaves will be 2008 U.S. Olympian, Gary Russell Jr. as he squares off against Mexico’s hard-hitting Leonilo Miranda. Russell and Miranda both weighed-in at 127 lbs.
GARY RUSSELL JR. VS. LEONILO MIRANDA
Battle in Biloxi: Berto vs. Zaveck is presented by DiBella Entertainment in association with SES Boxing and sponsored by AZAD watches, The Underground Clown, and HBO PPV: Mayweather vs. Ortiz. The show will be aired live on HBO’s Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10:30 PM ET/PT. Below is the complete bout sheet for Saturday night’s show.
12 ROUNDS – IBO SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
10 ROUNDS – WELTERWEIGHTS
8 ROUNDS – FEATHERWEIGHTS
6 ROUNDS – LIGHTWEIGHTS
6 ROUNDS – WELTERWEIGHTS
Tickets are priced at $150, $100, and $50, and are available online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, at any Ticketmaster retail outlet, or in person at the Beau Rivage Theatre box office.