Emanuel Navarrete vs Denys Berinchyk official for 135-pound title in San Diego, CA

Navarrete vs Berinchyk official weigh-ins live from Pechanga Arena in San Diego, CA

Emanuel Navarrete and Denys Berinchyk battle it out for the vacant WBO lightweight title at Pechanga Arena in San Diego, CA on Saturday, May 18. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

Mexico’s three-division world champion Emanuel Navarrete (38-1-1, 31 KOs) looks to become a four-weight king. Olympic silver medalist Denys Berinchyk (18-0, 9 KOs) of Ukraine fights for his first world title and make U.S. debut. To be eligible for the belt, the fighters must make the required 135-pound championship limit.

Both fighters successfully made weight. Emanuel Navarrete weighed-in at 135 lbs. Denys Berinchyk showed 134.8 lbs. The world championship bout is scheduled for 12 rounds.

In the co-main event, San Diego’s undefeated Giovani Santillan (32-0, 17 KOs) faces unbeaten Brian Norman Jr. (25-0, 19 KOs) of Decatur, Georgia. The pair squares off for the interim WBO welterweight belt. The weight limit is 147 pounds. Santillan came in at 146.4 lbs. Norman Jr was 146.5 lbs.

Also on the card, Richard Torrez Jr. (9-0, 9 KOs) of Tulare, California and Brandon Moore (14-0, 8 KOs) of Lakeland, Florida clash at heavyweight. The fighters tipped the scales at 229.9 lbs and 229.4 lbs, respectively.

Lightweights Charlie Sheehy and Manuel Jaimes didn’t step on the scales during the weigh-in live stream for their eight-round preliminary bout. The promotion later informed that Sheehy came in overweight, and the bout was canceled.

Get Navarrete vs Berinchyk full fight card and weights below.

Navarrete vs Berinchyk fight card

Main card

  • Emanuel Navarrete (135) vs. Denys Berinchyk (134.8), 12 rounds, lightweight – vacant WBO lightweight title
  • Giovani Santillan (146.4) vs. Brian Norman Jr (146.5), 12 rounds, welterweight


  • Richard Torrez Jr (229.9) vs. Brandon Moore (229.4), 8 rounds, heavyweight
  • Jonny Mansour (134) vs. Anel Dudo (130.8), 4 rounds, lightweight
  • Emiliano Vargas (139.6) vs. Angel Varela Urena (140), 6 rounds, junior welterweight
  • Charlie Sheehy () vs. Manuel Jaimes (), 8 rounds, lightweight
  • Alan Garcia (137.8) vs. Wilfredo Flores (136.9), 8 rounds, lightweight
  • Jonathan Lopez (127.1) vs. Edgar Ortega (127.6), 8 rounds, junior lightweight
  • Art Barrera (146) vs. Levy Josue Garcia Benitez (143.9), 4 rounds, junior welterweight
Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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