17.08.07 - Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon, minimum WBO champion, made 111.5 pounds in the last pre weighin for his August 25th Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum showdown against mexican WBO mini flyweight Hugo Cazares, who weigh 121 pounds, eight above the 113.4 limit.
Article posted on 18.08.2007
Cazares (25-3-1, 19 KO's) arrived to Puerto Rico this early morning and apologized to the fans and press for his high weight.
"I apologize because of my weight. I have problems with my flights, delays, and arrived this early morning to Puerto Rico, and cannot train recently", said Cazares.
Meanwhile, Calderón (28-0, 6 KO's) showed confident for the fight after de pre weighin.
Otherwise, the coestelar fighters, Roman "Rocky" Martinez (16-0-1, 10 KO's) and Daniel "Azuquita" Jimenez (17-1-1, 10 KO's) made good weight in their turn for the unification of the Intercontinetal an NABO WBO superfeatherweight championship.
Martinez weigh in 134.5 pounds and Jimenez 135 pounds of a 136.5 limit.
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