Martinez and Barker Both Make Weight
All the fighters for DiBella Entertainments "Noche De 'Maravilla'" card weighed-in earlier today before a standing room only crowd as nearly 1000 fans turned out to witness the weigh-in. In the main event, shown live on HBO's World Championship Boxing, WBC Diamond Belt Middleweight Champion, and top three pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez will look to defend his crown against England's undefeated European Champion, "Dazzling" Darren Barker. Both fighters looked to be in tremendous shape with the Champion, Martinez tipping the scales at 158 lbs. while the challenger Barker weighed-in at 159.5 lbs. In the HBO televised co-feature, top-rated middleweight contender, Andy Lee looks to avenge the only loss of his professional career when he takes on Bryan Vera. Both Lee and Vera weighed in at 163 lbs.
Tickets for "Noche de 'Maravilla'" are priced at $300, $200, $150, and $50, and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, at any Ticketmaster retail outlet, or in person at the Boardwalk Hall box office.