Deontay Wilder vs Zhilei Zhang on weight in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Wilder vs Zhang official weigh-ins live from Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Deontay Wilder and Zhilei Zhang square off at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday, June 1. The pair battles it out on the top of the card billed as “Queensberry vs. Matchroom 5 vs. 5”. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

The bout pits former WBC heavyweight champion Wilder (43-3-1, 42 KOs) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama against Bloomfield, New Jersey-based former interim WBO titleholder Zhilei Zhang (26-2-1, 21 KOs) of China. The over 200-pound contest is scheduled for 12 rounds.

Deontay Wilder weighed-in at 214.6 lbs. Zhilei Zhang showed 282.8 lbs.

Also on the card, WBA featherweight champion Raymond Ford (15-0-1, 8 KOs) of Camden, New Jersey defends his title against British contender Nick Ball (19-0-1, 11 KOs). The championship limit is 126 lbs.

Both fighters successfully made weight. Champion Raymond Ford came in at 125.4 lbs. Challenger Nick Ball was 125.8 lbs.

Plus, Kyrgyzstan-born WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol (22-0, 11 KOs) defends his title against Malta-based Malik Zinad (22-0, 16 KOs) of Libya. The weight limit is 175 lbs. The fighters tipped the scales at 175 lbs and 174.2 lbs, respectively.

Get Wilder vs Zhang full fight card and weights below.

Wilder vs Zhang fight card

  • Deontay Wilder (214.6) vs. Zhilei Zhang (282.8), 12 rounds, heavyweight
  • Raymond Ford (125.4) vs. Nick Ball (125.8), 12 rounds, featherweight – Ford’s WBA title
  • Hamzah Sheeraz (159.6) vs. Austin Williams (159.4), 12 rounds, middleweight
  • Willy Hutchinson (174) vs. Craig Richards (174.2), 12 rounds, light heavyweight
  • Filip Hrgovic (247.4) vs. Daniel Dubois (245.8), 12 rounds, heavyweight
  • Dmitry Bivol (175) vs. Malik Zinad (174.2), 12 rounds, light heavyweight – Bivol’s WBA title
Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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