ANCAJAS, GONZALEZ MAKE WEIGHT
By Epifanio M. Almeda
Sat, 03 Feb 2018
IBF 115-pound champion Jerwin Ancajas weighed 114 3/4 pounds and Mexican challenger Israel Gonzalez weighed 114 pounds.
The weigh-in was held at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas on the day before Jerwin makes the 4th defense of his world championship title.
Jerwin is motivated to make an impressive first impression in his first fight in the US. The motivation brings pressure but Jerwin is in control of the situation and will control the fight.
The trend in Jerwin's title defenses is that his challengers don't make it to the end of the scheduled 12-round championship fights. In his 1st defense in January 2017 in Macau, Jose Alfredo Rodriguez was stopped in the 8th round. In the 2nd defense in Brisbane, Australia in July 2017, Teiru Kinoshita reached the 7th round but did not finish it. In the 3rd defense in Belfast, UK in November 2017, Jamie Conlan was saved from further punishment in the 6th round.
Jerwin's fans hope the trend continues and his world championship title remains the Philippines'.
Jerwin Ancajas pose during Friday's weighin in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Ancajas and Gonzalez pose during Friday's weighin.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Epifanio M. Almeda.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|NIETES VALIDATES HIS PLACE AMONGST THE GREATEST FLYWEIGHTS|
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 25 Feb 2018BLOODIED VILORIA LOSES TO DALAKIAN
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 25 Feb 2018PHOTOS: SOR RUNGVISAI RETAINS TITLE WITH MAJORITY DECISION WIN OVER ESTRADA
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 25 Feb 2018PHOTOS: NIETES STOPS REVECO IN 7TH
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 25 Feb 2018DALAKIAN OUTSMARTS VILORIA FOR WIDE UD VICTORY (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 25 Feb 2018SUPERFLY 2: EARLY RESULTS FROM INGLEWOOD (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 25 Feb 2018Viloria, Nietes ready for battle
By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 25 Feb 2018OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: The PBA reaches out of the Big City
By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 25 Feb 2018SUPERFLY 2 IS NIETES' BIGGEST FIGHT
By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 24 Feb 2018PHOTOS: PACQUIAO OPENS UP CAVRAA MEET
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018WBSS Semifinals finale Super Middleweights in Germany: Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018Dana White: Conor vs. Floyd UFC Fight Is More Likely Than Conor vs. Nate 3
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018SANMAN’S ABDULHAMID BATTLES BALLA IN AUSTRALIA MARCH 11
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 24 Feb 2018“MAGIC” MIKE PLANIA WILL MAKE HIS US DEBUT ON MARCH 16
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018PEREZ DECISIONS GONZALES IN INDIO
By Lito delos Reyes, Sat, 24 Feb 2018REVECO HAD SOME WEIGHT ISSUES
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sat, 24 Feb 2018Damir Ismagulov & Movsar Evloev retain M-1 Challenge titles
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018Weights from Atlantic City
By , Sat, 24 Feb 20181stUSA Boxing Alumni Association event in N.E. A knockout in Lowell, Mass
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018Tekashi69 Fights Like a Bitch, Says UFC Champ Tyron Woodley
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018SUPERFLY 2 COMPLETE WEIGHTS & PHOTOS
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018HUGO CENTENO JR. SUFFERS RIB INJURY; MATCHUP WITH JERMALL CHARLO RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 21 LIVE ON SHOWTIME
By , Sat, 24 Feb 2018NIETES PLANS TO MOVE UP TO SUPERFLYWEIGHT
By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 24 Feb 2018When is Manny Pacquiao fighting?
By Recah Trinidad, Fri, 23 Feb 2018