DALLAS—The sacrifices made by using both Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell through the break season proved lucrative at the scale.
each boxers made weight Friday afternoon at Renaissance Dallas inn ahead of their scheduled 12-round period in-between WBC light-weight title battle, so that you can air are living on DAZN this Saturday from American airlines middle in Dallas, Texas. The bout marks the primary ring look following prolonged inactive intervals for Garcia and Campbell.
For the sixth straight time seeing that relocating up in weight, Garcia (20-0, 17KOs) squeezed his lean 5’10” body into a light-weight uniform. The unbeaten 22-year ancient contender from Victorville, California officially weighed 135 pounds for his first bout with ties to a massive title (albeit, an intervening time edition).
Campbell (20-3, 16KOs) enters his third career battle below such situations, having fallen brief in two fights with real titles at stake. The 33-yr ancient southpaw from Hull, England tipped the size at a combating healthy a hundred thirty five kilos for Saturday’s headliner, which marks his fourth look within the U.S.
The bout ends a 16-month ring absence for Campbell, as the 2012 Olympic Gold medalist hasn’t fought because a 12-round loss to Vasiliy Lomachenko in their Aug. 2019 multi-belt title combat in London.
Garcia changed into final viewed in a 1st circular knockout of former two-time title challenger Francisco Fonseca final Valentine’s Day in entrance of a bought-out crowd at Honda core in Anaheim, California. His star vigour has transferred out of state, as the complete preliminary inventory of greater than 5,000 tickets had been offered by means of mid-week, event handlers had been engaged on making greater seats obtainable, in compliance with CDC guidelines.
The American airlines core holds 20,000 beneath usual instances; the venue is scaled down because of COVID restrictions.
Garcia-Campbell headlines a 5-fight telecast live on DAZN from American airlines center in Dallas, Texas. The official pre-combat weights for the undercard bouts are listed under.
DAZN telecast (Saturday, three:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. native time)
Rene Alvarado (32-8, 21KOs), Managua, Nicaragua, 129.4 kilos vs. Roger Gutierrez (24-three-1, 20KOs), Maracaibo, Venezuela, 129.6 pounds—12 rounds, junior light-weight;
Felix Alvarado (35-2, 30KOs), Managua, Nicaragua, 107.4 kilos vs. Deejay Kriel (16-1-1, 8KOs), Gauteng, South Africa, 107.four pounds—12 rounds, junior flyweight;
[TO WEIGH IN LATER] Raul Curiel (eight-0, 6KOs), Tamaaulipas, Mexico vs. Ramses Agaton (22-12-3, 12KOs), Tianepantla, Mexico—10 rounds, welterweight;
Sean Garcia (5-0, 2KOs), Victorville, California, 134.2 pounds vs. Rene Marquez (5-5, 2KOs), Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 134.four pounds—4 rounds, lightweight;
[SWING BOUT] Tristan Kalkreuth (6-0, 4KOs), Duncanville, Texas, 199.2 kilos vs. Jorge Martinez (four-5, 1KO), Guadalajara, Mexico, 198.4 kilos—four rounds, cruiserweight;
[SWING BOUT] Asa Stevens (pro debut), Waianae, Hawaii, 118.4 pounds vs. Francisco Bonilla (6-8-3, 3KOs), Chihuahua, Mexico, 118 pounds—4 rounds, bantamweight;
Franchon Crews-Dezurn (6-1, 2KOs; 1NC), Baltimore, Maryland, 171.four kilos vs. Ashleigh Curry (8-13-four, 1KO), Saint Joseph, Missouri, 176.2 pounds*—eight rounds, gentle heavyweight;
Alex Rincon (7-0, 6KOs), Dallas, Texas, 155.4 pounds vs. Sergio Gonzalez (6-7-1, 2KOs), Tamaulipas, Mexico, one hundred fifty five.8 pounds—6 rounds, junior middleweight
* Curry became smartly over the gotten smaller limit; each camps are discussing alternative terms to ensure that the bout to movement forward
Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox