Devin Haney vs Ryan Garcia weigh-in video

Devin Haney on weight for 140 lbs title defense, Ryan Garcia misses

Devin Haney defends his WBC super lightweight title against Ryan Garcia at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, April 20. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

To be eligible for the belt, the fighters must make the required 140-pound championship limit. At the final press conference, San Francisco’s former undisputed lightweight champion Haney (31-0, 15 KOs) said he was going to make the fight look easy. Once-beaten contender Garcia (24-1, 20 KOs) of Victorville, California said he was ready for his first world title challenge.

Devin Haney made official for his first title, weighing-in at 140 lbs. Ryan Garcia, who previously held the interim WBC lightweight strap, missed weight by 3.2 lbs, showing 143.2 lbs. He is ineligible to take the title in case of victory.

In the co-main event, undefeated Arnold Barboza Jr (29-0, 11 KOs) of Long Beach, California and Sean McComb (18-1, 5 KOs) of Belfast, Northern Ireland go head to heat at junior welterweight. The WBO Intercontinental title is up for grabs. The limit is 140 lbs. Both fighters came in at 139.4 lbs.

Also on the card, Bektemir Melikuziev (13-1, 10 KOs) of Uzbekistan defends his WBA Intercontinental super middleweight belt against Pierre Hubert Dibombe (22-0-1, 12 KOs) of France. The limit is 168 lbs. Melikuziev tipped the scales at 167.8 lbs. Dibombe was 166.6 lbs.

As well, LA’s John “Scrappy” Ramirez (13-0, 9 KOs) and David Jimenez (15-1, 11 KOs) of Costa Rica battle it out for with the interim WBA super flyweight title. The championship limit is 115 lbs. The fighters were 114.2 and 114.8 lbs, respectively.

Plus, Charles Conwell (18-0, 13 KOs) of Cleveland Heights, Ohio and Nathaniel Gallimore (22-7-1, 17 KOs) of Des Plaines, Illinois clash at super welterweight. The limit is 154 lbs. Both fighters were 153 lbs.

Get Haney vs Garcia full fight card and weights below.

Haney vs Garcia fight card

Main card

  • Devin Haney (140) vs. Ryan Garcia (143.2)*, 12 rounds, junior welterweight – Haney’s WBC junior welterweight title
  • Arnold Barboza Jr (139.4) vs. Sean McComb (139.4), 10 rounds, super lightweight – WBO Intercontinental super lightweight title
  • Bektemir Melikuziev (167.8) vs. Pierre Hubert Dibombe (166.6), 10 rounds, super middleweight – Melikuziev’s WBA Intercontinental super middleweight title
  • John Ramirez (114.2) vs. David Jimenez (114.8), 12 rounds, super flyweight – interim WBA super flyweight title
  • Charles Conwell (153) vs. Nathaniel Gallimore (153), 10 rounds, super welterweight

Preliminary card

  • Sergiy Derevyanchenko (167.4) vs. Vaughn Alexander (167.4), 10 rounds, super middleweight
  • Darius Fulghum (167.4) vs. Cristian Olivas (167.4), 8 rounds, super middleweight
  • Jonathan Canas (137.6) vs. Marcus Bowes (140), 4 rounds, lightweight
  • Amari Jones (159.2) vs. Armel Mbumba-Yassa (160.4), 8 rounds, middleweight
  • Kevin Newman II (173.4) vs. Eric Robles (177.8), 8 rounds, super middleweight
  • Shamar Canal (135) vs. Pedro Penunuri Borgaro (135.8), 6 rounds, lightweight

*Missed weight by 3.2 lbs. ineligible to win the title in case of victory.

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

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