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Brian Viloria and Omar Ni?o Ready to Rumble! (MORE WEIGH-IN PHOTOS)


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PASIG CITY, Philippines - The weigh-in was successful. Now Viloria and Ni?o are ready to rumble. WBO flyweight world champion Brian Viloria of Philippines as well as his challenger Omar Ni?o of Mexico weighed-in 112 lbs (50.80 kg) ahead of their much anticipated third match tomorrow at the Ynares Sports Center in Pasig City, Philippines.

Omar Ni?o was the first one to step on the scales to easily score 112 lbs in his first try. The experienced Mexican former world champion looked satisfied and relaxed while smiling for the cameras of Philboxing.

After Ni?o, then it was the world champion Brian Viloria who came to the GAB scale. The Filipino also easily made the limit of the flyweight category, showing himself focused and in great shape during the ceremony which took place at the luxurious Discovery Suites in Pasig City.

It was a notably quick well organized proceedings.

Dong Secuya, the respected creator and director of PhilBoxing wished good luck Brian Viloria as his Filipino compatriot will face a tough battle with a very dangerous and determined opponent.

Meanwhile, the Mexican team under the command of the well-known Don Fernando Montiel Sr. looked themselves optimistic and ready to bring the glory with another world title to Mexico.

"I feel so happy to be here in the Philippines. I feel in great shape. My training in Mexico was great and I am ready defeat Viloria again," said Omar Ni?o to PhilBoxing.

Head trainer Don Fernando Montiel Sr. added that "the fight will not be easy. We all know that Brian has become a top fighter and a great champion. But we are ready. Omar is in great shape and very well motivated."

"It's great to have a weigh-in in the morning and then fight tomorrow morning. We like it like this. Because we will have the whole Saturday to eat and rest and regain weight. We expect to gain 8-10 pounds. Brian will get back a lot too. Both will be strong and powerful warriors throwing punches. It's gonna be another thrilla in Manila."

The medical check-up delivered by Doctora Mae Banez was equally successful. Both fighters passed the examination with flying colors. Omar Nino had a blood pressure of 100/60.

Judges appointed by the WBO title for this world title fight between Brian Viloria and Omar Nino are: Carlos Ortiz Jr. of New York, Glen Feldman of Canada and Filipino Danrex Tapdasan.

Paolo Diaz of Elite Promotions, the boxing arm of Solar Entertainment anticipates a very good combat, competitive and exciting.

"It's always thrilling when we have two top professional fighters like Brian Viloria and Mexico's Omar Nino for a WBO world title. At Elite Promotions we are glad and proud to present this world class boxing show to the Philippines and world audience."


Viloria on the scales.


Omar Nino on the scales.


The doctor checks on Omar Nino.


Viloria (R) poses with Philboxing's Dong Secuya.


L-R: L to R: Carlos Costa of PhilBoxing interviews Omar Nino, Fernando Montiel Sr. and Manuel Montiel.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.


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