Mikey Garcia and JC Burgos, Peterson and Jean, Make Weight
Jan. 24, 2014, New York,NY --- (L-R) Undefeated WBO Jr. Lightweight champion Mikey Garcia and two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender Juan Carlos Burgos of Tijuana, Mexico weigh in (Garcia 129.2 lbs, Burgos 129 lbs ) for their upcoming world title fight. Garcia vs Burgos will take place on Saturday, January 25 and will be televised live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, on HBO Boxing After Dark®. Bryant Jennings and Artur Szpilka weighed in with Bryant at 225 and Szpilka 223.6 pounds, ahead of their heavyweight tussle.
The Garcia - Burgos world championship event will be promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Banner Promotions, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, Warriors Boxing Promotions, Madison Square Garden and Tecate. Remaining tickets, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (86 -858-0008), and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com.
--- Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank (no other credit allowed) copyright 2014
Also, the headliners in the Showtime main event which unfolds Saturday night in DC, made weight. Lamont Peterson was 139.5, while Dierry Jean was 139 pounds on Friday. In the main support bout, Jermall Charlo (153) and Gabriel Rosado (154) also made weight.