Valero and DeMarco Make Weight
Edwin Valero and Antonio DeMarco had the weigh-in for their WBC lightweight championship fight today. The fight of course is scheduled for tomorrow, and both fighters made the weight exactly on the dot at 135 lbs. See below for full weigh-in results for Valero vs. DeMarco, Abregu vs. Gutierrez and photos as well.
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight champ Edwin Valero and WBC 135-pound interim titleholder Antonio DeMarco both weighed in at 135 pounds during Friday’s weigh in the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.
The hard-hitting Valero will face the once-beaten DeMarco in the main event this Saturday, Feb. 6, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) from the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.
Valero (26-0, 26 KOs), of Merida, Venezuela, is a two-time champ who has knocked out 100 percent of his opponents. He will be making the second defense of his WBC title against Tijuana’s Demarco (23-1-1, 17 KOs).
In the 10-round co-feature, Luis Carlos Abregu (28-0, 23 KOs), of Salta, Argentina will meet Richard Gutierrez (24-3, 14 KO’s), of Miami, Florida, via Arjona, Colombia, in a welterweight bout. Both Abregu and Gutierrez weighed in at the 147 pound welterweight limit.
Photo Credit: Tom Casino/ Showtime
After the fight is over, be sure to check back in with ProBoxing-Fans.com for detailed Valero vs. DeMarco results and post-fight coverage.