WBC Title

Andre Berto and Victor Ortiz Hit the Scales for HBO's East-West Showdown

Victor Ortiz (L) and Andre Berto (R) pose for the cameras following the official weigh ins
Victor Ortiz (L) and Andre Berto (R) pose for the cameras following the official weigh ins
Brian O. BlakeCorrespondent IApril 16, 2011

The final formality is now complete for tomorrow evening’s fight card which takes place at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. WBC Welterweight Champion Andre Berto of Winter Haven, FL along with the number five ranked challenger “Vicious” Victor Ortiz took to the scales along with the other participants of the HBO televised event. Television coverage of the Golden Boy and DiBella Entertainment promoted event kicks off at 9:45PM ET/6:45PM PT.

Official weights are as follows:

12 Rounds – WBC Welterweight Championship

Andre Berto (27-0, 21 KOs), Winter Haven, FL 145.0 LBS.

Victor Ortiz (28-2-2, 22 KOs), Ventura, CA 146.0 LBS.

8 Rounds – Welterweights

Thomas Dulorme (10-0, 9 KOs), Carolina, Puerto Rico 144.2 LBS.

Harrison Cuello (20-15-3, 15 KOs), Albany, NY by way of Dominican Republic 143.8 LBS.

8 Rounds – Junior Middleweights

Deandre Latimore (21-3, 17 KOs), Las Vegas, NV 154.6 LBS.

Dennis Sharpe (17-6-3, 4 KOs), Bayonne, NJ 155.8 LBS.

4 Rounds – Super Middleweights

J’Leon Love (5-0, 4 KOs), Dearborn Heights, MI 166.0 LBS

J.C. Peterson (1-10, 0 KOs), Fort Myers, FL by way of Guyana 169.2 LBS.

4 Rounds – Bantamweights

Luis Rosa, Jr. (5-0, 4 KOs), New Haven, CT 124.6 LBS.

Joseliz Cepeda (4-1, 0 KOs), Newark, NJ by way of Dominican Republic 125.0 LBS.

6 Rounds – Female Heavyweights

Sonya Lamonakis (4-0, 1 KO), New York, NY 223.2 LBS.

Gigi Jackson (2-1, 0 KOs), Columbus, OH 285.0 LBS.

6 Rounds – Welterweights

Joseph Elegele (11-0, 9 KOs), Winter Haven, FL 144.6 LBS.

Angel Hernandez (14-9, 11 KOs), Gary, IN 147.2 LBS.

4 Rounds – Junior Welterweights

Jair Ramos (Pro Debut), Waterbury, CT 142.6 LBS.

Ernest Butts, III (0-3), Atlanta, GA 142.6 LBS.


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