13.06.06 - From WBC President Jose Sulaiman: In preparation for their fight on Saturday, Jermain Taylor and Winky Wright both successfully passed the WBC’s mandatory seven-day weigh-in. Both middleweight world champion Taylor and No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger Wright complied satisfactorily with the mandatory weight established by the WBC Rules at their seven-day weigh-in previous to their upcoming fight on Saturday 17. This weigh-in ceremony was held on June 9 in Memphis, Tennessee..
The respective reports sent to the WBC Executive Office by Mr. Luis Escalona, WBC Weigh-In and Medical Compliance Supervisor, certify that on June 9, champion Taylor weighed 168 pounds, while Wright weighed 167 pounds. One day after the weigh-in, promoters Lou DiBella and Gary Shaw forwarded this information to Mr. Escalona.