Canelo Is 167.2, Lopez Is 166.5 At 30 Day Weigh-In

BY The Sweet Science ON August 15, 2012
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GoldenboyOrange, CA (August 15) - Reigning WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 KOs) and WBC Silver Welterweight Champion Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KOs) are in great shape and on point for their world title showdown that is set to take place in just four weeks on Saturday, September 15 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Today Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Josesito Lopez tipped the scales for the mandatory WBC 30-day pre fight safety weigh in, which requires title fight participants to be no more than 10% of the contracted weight limit.

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Saul "Canelo" Alvarez weighed in at: 167.2 lbs.

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Josesito Lopez weighed in at: 166.5 lbs.

Josesito Lopez photo credit: Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing Promotions
Saul Alvarez photo credit: Golden Boy Promotions/Canelo Promotions


About the event

Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KOs) is scheduled to take on reigning WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 KOs) on Saturday, September 15 in front of thousands of fight fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The "Knockout King" card will also be televised on SHOWTIME Championship boxing - free to subscribers.

"Knockout Kings," a tremendous evening of pure Mexican pride, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. The quadruple-header will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be televised live on SHOWTIME.

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