Canelo Alvarez vs Jaime Munguia on weight for undisputed 168 lbs title in Las Vegas

Canelo vs Munguia official weigh-ins live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

Canelo Alvarez faces fellow-Mexican Jaime Munguia in the main event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 4. The pair battles it out on the top of PPV card with the undisputed title on the line. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

Undisputed super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (60-2-2, 39 KOs) of Guadalajara, Jalisco makes the fourth defense of his title. Undefeated former super welterweight champion Jaime Munguia (43-0, 34 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California challenges for the belt in his second weight class. To be eligible for the strap, the fighters must make the required 168-pound championship limit.

Both fighters came on weight. Canelo Alvarez weighed-in at 166.8 lbs. Jaime Munguia showed 167.4 lbs. The world championship bout is scheduled for 12 rounds.

In the co-main event, San Antonio’s Mario Barrios (28-2, 18 KOs) defends his interim WBC welterweight title against Argentinian contender Fabian Andres Maidana (22-2, 16 KOs). The limit is 147 lbs. Barrios tipped the scales at 146.6 lbs. Maidana declared 146.2 lbs.

Also on the PPV card, interim WBC featherweight champion Brandon Figueroa (24-1-1, 18 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas defends his belt against former world champion Jessie Magdaleno (29-2, 18 KOs) of Las Vegas. The weight limit is 126 lbs. Figueroa made it official at 125.4 lbs. Magdaleno missed weight, showing 128.6 lbs. The fight goes on, but he is ineligible to lift the title in case of his victory.

Plus, Lithuanian Eimantas Stanionis (14-0, 9 KOs) defends his WBA welterweight strap against two-time Olympian Gabriel Maestre (6-0-1, 5 KOs) of Venezuela. The limit is 147 lbs. Stanionis was 146.6 lbs. Maestre showed 146.8 lbs.

The Canelo vs Munguia preliminary card features a pair of 147-pound matchups. Jesus Ramos (20-1, 16 KOs) of Casa Grande, Arizona goes up against Las Vegas-based Johan Gonzalez (34-2, 33 KOs) of Venezuela. The fighters were 156.6 lbs and 153.6 lbs, respectively.

Plus, Vito Mielnicki Jr (17-1, 12 KOs) of Belleville, New Jersey squares off against Ronald Cruz (19-3-1, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles. Mielnicki Jr came in at 153.6 lbs. Cruz was 152.2 lbs.

Get Canelo vs Munguia full fight card and weights below.

Canelo vs Munguia fight card

Main card

  • Canelo Alvarez (166.8) vs. Jaime Munguia (167.4), 12 rounds, super middleweight – Canelo’s WBC, WBO, WBA and IBF titles
  • Mario Barrios (146.6) vs. Fabian Andres Maidana (146.2), 12 rounds, welterweight – Barrios’ interim WBC title
  • Brandon Figueroa (125.4) vs. Jessie Magdaleno (128.6)*, 12 rounds, featherweight – Figueroa’s interim WBC title
  • Eimantas Stanionis (146.6) vs. Gabriel Maestre (146.8), 12 rounds, welterweight – Stanionis’ WBA title


  • Jesus Ramos (156.6) vs. Johan Gonzalez (153.6), 10 rounds, welterweight
  • Vito Mielnicki Jr (153.6) vs. Ronald Cruz (152.2), 10 rounds, welterweight

Non-televised undercard

  • Damien Vazquez (122.2) vs. Alan Picasso Romero (123), 8 rounds, super bantamweight
  • William Scull (167.2) vs. Sean Hemphill (167.4), 8 rounds, super middleweight
  • Lawrence King (181.2) vs. Anthony Hollaway (177.4), 6 rounds, light heavyweight
  • Adrian Torres (136.6) vs. Arsen Poghosyan (136.2), 6 rounds, lightweight
  • Jabin Chollet (139.8) vs. Julian Bridges (138.4), 6 rounds, lightweight

*Missed weight

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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