10.10.08 - Photos: TOM CASINO/SHOWTIME - WEIGHTS: Antonio Tarver came in at 174 lbs. Chad Dawson tipped the scales at 174 lbs. ODDS: The Palms race and sports book has the younger Dawson favored at -240 while the more experienced Tarver sits as the underdog at +190..
Tarver and Dawson battle for light heavyweight supremacy on Saturday, Oct. 11, live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING (9 p.m. ET delayed on the West Coast) from The Pearl Theatre at Palms Casino in Las Vegas. Immediately prior to the light heavyweight world championship, on a night that has electrified the boxing world, SHOWTIME will present the World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight showdown between Samuel Peter and Vitali Klitschko on a tape-delayed basis from Berlin, Germany. Tarver-Dawson will be promoted by AT Entertainment and Gary Shaw Productions in association with Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas from The Pearl Theatre at Palms Casino..