WEIGHTS FROM MANDALAY BAY!
By Ed de la Vega, DDS
Fri, 13 Nov 2009
Las Vegas, NV:- Top Rank Promotions is putting up an “appetizer”fight card on Friday, (Nevada PST) leading towards the big battle between Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto on Saturday. It will be held at the House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Hotel.
Four Filipino pugs will be featured in the fight card.
Moments ago, they held the weight in for all the boxers at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
The results are as follows:
For the 12 round IBF Super Flyweight Elimination Bout:
Federico Catubay (Zamboanga del Norte 25-15-3 (14KO) - 114 lbs
vs Alberto Rosas (Navojoa, Mex 30-5-0 (25KO) - 115 lbs
For the Co-Main Event- 10 rounds Welterweight:
Mark Melligen Bacolod City 16-1-0, (12KO) - 146.5 lbs
vs Michel Rosales ( San Luis Potosi, Mex 24-3-0-(21KO) - 147 lbs.
For a 10 round Super Flyweight Bout:
Z Gorres (Cebu 29-2-2 (15KO) - 118.5 lbs
vs Luis Melendez (Cartagena, Columbia 26-3-1 (21KO)- 118.5 lbs
For a 6 round Super lightweight bout:
Fernando Montilla (Manila 32-20-4 (22KO) - 141.5
vs Jose Reynoso (Riverside, CA 10-2-0-(1KO) - 146.5
The rest on the fight card:
Josenilson dos Santos (Bahia, Brazil- 10-0-0 (6KO) - 132 lbs
vs Diego Magdaleno (Las Vegas 11-0-0 (3KO) - 131lbs
Anthony Napunyi (Nairobi, Kenya 10-4-0 (5KO) - 125lbs
vs Roberto Marroquin (Dallas, TX 10-0-0 (7KO)….123 lbs
Angel Magdaleno (Torrance, CA 2-0-2 (OKO) - 115lbs
vs Rafael Miguel Tapia (Ponce, Puerto Rico 4-0-1 (2KO) - 116lbs
Cory Washington (Ft.Worth,TX 2-1-1 (0KO0 - 153lbs
vs Steven Martinez (Bronx, NY 2-0-0 (2KO) - 154lbs
Rodolfo Armenta (Nogales, Mex 7-2-1 (5KO) - 143 lbs
vs Danny Escobar (Anaheim, CA 3-0-0 (3KO) - 141lbs
Top photo: Z Gorres (R) of the Philippines and Luis Melendez of Columbia pose during today's weighin at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Federico Catubay (R) of the Philippines and Alberto Rosas of Mexico pose during today's weighin at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Mark Jason Melligen (R) of the Philippines and Michel Rosales of Mexico pose during today's weighin at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Fernando Montilla (R) of the Philippines and Jose Reynoso of Riverside, CA pose during today's weighin at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Photos by Dr Ed de la Vega.
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