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 Martinez vs Macklin16-3-2012Official Weights from New York City

Martinez 157 ½ lbs., Macklin 158 lbs.

Rodriguez 166 lbs., George 166 lbs.

NEW YORK (March 16, 2012) – The official weigh-in was held today in the Theater at Madison Square Garden for tomorrow night's St. Patrick's Day celebration — “THE REAL Middleweight Championship – Get Your Irish Up” — presented by DiBella Entertainment.

World Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez tipped the scales at 157 ½ pounds, while challenger Matthew “Mack the Knife” Macklin weighed in at 158 pounds.

In the 10-round “Bombs Away” co-feature, super middleweight Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez and Don “Da Bomb” George both weighed 166 pounds.

Martinez-Macklin and Rodriguez-George will both air live on HBO's “World Championship Boxing,” starting at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT.

Tickets, priced at $505, $355, $205, $125 and $65, are available to purchase through the Madison Square Garden Box Office, through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (866) 858-0008. Call DiBella Entertainment at (212) 947-2577, visit www.dbe1.com and @loudibella on Twitter for more information.

Official Weights

World Middleweight Championship (12)

Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KOs), Oxnard, CA/Buenos Aires, Argentina, 157 ½ lbs.

Matthew Macklin (28-3, 19 KOs), Birmingham, UK, 158 lbs.

Super Middleweights (10)

Edwin Rodriguez (20-0, 14 KOs), Worcester, MA, 166 lbs.

Donovan George (22-1-1, 19 KOs), Chicago, IL, 166 lbs.

WBC Silver Heavyweight Championship (10)

Magomed Abdusalmov (13-0, 13 KOs), Oxnard, CA, 221 lbs.

Jason Pettaway (11-0, 8 KOs), Huntington, WV, 228 ½ lbs.

Light Heavyweights (8)

Seanie Monaghan (12-0, 8 KOs), Long Beach, NY, 173 lbs.

Eric Watkins (6-1, 2 KOs), Morgantown, WV, 173 lbs.

Junior Middleweights (8)

Charlie Ota (19-1-1, 13 KOs), Tokyo, Japan/NY, NY 151 ½ lbs.

Gundrick King (16-7, 11 KOs), Tuscaloosa, AL 153 ½ lbs.

Junior Welterweights (6)

Danny McDermott (9-3-2, 4 KOs), Jersey City, NJ, 140 ½ lbs.

Carl McNickles (7-3, 6 KOs), Chicago, IL, 137 ¼ lbs.

Super Middleweights (4)

Kevin Rooney Jr. (3-1, 1 KO), Catskill, NY 163 ½ lbs.

Anthony Shuff (0-1), Reidsville, NC, 168 lbs.

Heavyweights (4)

Thomas Hardwick (4-0, 2 KOs), Yonkers, NY/Dublin, Ireland, 215 lbs.

Tyrone Gibson (1-1), Duluth, MN, 207 ½ lbs.

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