David Benavidez 170.8, (2.8 pounds over the division limit) Roamer Angulo 167.6.
Only Angulo can win the title.
Rolando Romero 134.8 vs Jackson Marinez 135
(WBA interim lightweight title)
Otto Wallin 241.75 vs Travis Kauffman 234.25
David Benavidez commented “I’m very disappointed,” he said. “This is obviously my first time missing weight. Just very disappointed to lose the title on the scale, but I’m still going to win the fight tomorrow. I put the blame on myself. It’s just the last three pounds wouldn’t come off.
“Maybe not having the proper things I needed like no sauna. I was only able to go to the gym an hour a day since I got here. It’s just a couple of different things, but I still have a job to do tomorrow. Maybe later the opportunity will present itself, but I still have a fight to win.
“I didn’t think this all the way through. Coming in I thought I would have access to more, but I didn’t. Maybe this is a message to all the other fighters who have a little bit of trouble with their weight. It’s going to be hard to make the weight if you already have trouble.
“If you need a couple extra things like the gym or the sauna, you better come into the bubble already on weight. Because it’s very hard.”
Venue: Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT
Promoter: TGB Promotions and Mayweather Promotions