Official weigh-in: Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev made weight at 175 pounds (79,4 kg) on his second weigh-in attempt for his title defense of his WBO light heavyweight title against Saul Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night at the “MGM Grand Garden” in Las Vegas, (USA).

Initially, Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) weighed in one-quarter pound over the limit at 175.25 lbs.

The Russian stripped naked in a failed attempt to make weight on the spot. After quickly going back to his dressing room, Kovalev returned moments later and successfully weighed in at 175 lbs.

Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) weighed in at 174.5 lbs. He looked good at the weight.

Other weights:

Seniesa Estrada 110.5 vs. Marlen Esparza 111
Blair Cobbs 147 vs. Carlos Ortiz 146
Evan Holyfield 154 vs Nick Winstead 156
Bakhram Murtazaliev 154 vs Jorge Fortea 153.5
Tristan Kalkreuth 188 vs Twon Smith 188.5
Meiirim Nursultanov 160 vs Cristian Olivas 160
Bekertim Melikuziev 175 vs Clay Collard 171

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