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Froch-Taylor, Green-De Leon Showtime Weigh-In Photos

froch taylorPhotos: Tom Casino / SHOWTIME - Carl Froch (left) and Jermain Taylor face off after the weigh-in. The four world-class boxers who will fight tomorrow /Saturday, April 25, on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) made weight Friday at Mashantucket, Conn.

In what will be a close, competitive, hotly contested match, Froch defends his WBC super middleweight title against former undisputed middleweight champion Taylor in the main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.

The undefeated Froch (24-0, 19 KOs), of Nottingham, England, weighed 167 pounds Friday.

Taylor (28-2-1, 17 KOs), of Little Rock, Ark. weighed 166 pounds..





Allan Green (left), of Tulsa, Okla., who is 27-1 with 19 KOs, will be opposed by Las Vegas-based Puerto Rican Carlos De Leon (21-2-2, 14 KOs) in an important 10-round super middleweight bout in the co-feature on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING from the MGM Grand Theater at MGM Grand at Foxwoods.



Both Green and De Leon weighed the division-limit 168 pounds.

The Brits showed up in force to support their countryman at the weigh-in Friday at MGM Grand at Foxwoods.







Article posted on 24.04.2009



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