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DE LA HOYA 145 LBS, PACQUIAO 142 LBS
By Salven L. Lagumbay
06 Dec 2008
LAS VEGAS--Oscar De la Hoya came in at 145 lbs, while Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao checked in at 142 lbs during official weigh-in held minutes ago at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
In front of some 7,000 fans, both fighters came up the scales both looking ripped and ready for tomorrow's 12-round welterweight showdown.
Legendary ring announcer and actor George Lopez hosted the final weigh-in.
WBO superbantam champ Juan Manuel Lopez came in at 122 lbs, while Argentinian challenger Sergio Medina also tipped the beam at 122 lbs.
Victor Ortiz was at 140 lbs, as well as opponent Jeffrey Resto.
Top photo: Golden Boy Oscar de la Hoya (L) and Pound for Pound king Manny Pacquiao pose after this afternoon's weighin at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Oscar de la Hoya flexes his muscles after making weight during this afternoon's weighin at the Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao flexes his muscles after making weight during this afternoon's weighin at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Some of the Filipino supporters from a jam packed Grand Garden arena who came to support Manny Pacquiao.
De La Hoya's Mexican supporters.
PHOTOS BY DR. ED DE LA VEGA / PHILBOXING.COM.
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