Subriel Matias vs Liam Paro on weight for 140 lbs world title in Puerto Rico

Matias vs Paro official weigh-ins live from Manati, Puerto Rico

Subriel Matias faces Liam Paro on Saturday, June 15 at Coliseo Juan Aubin Cruz Abreu “Bincito” in Manati, Puerto Rico. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

Going through the ropes in front of his home crowd, Subriel Matias (20-1, 20 KOs) defends IBF super lightweight title. Unbeaten Australian southpaw Liam Paro (24-0, 15 KOs) make his first attempt to become champion. To be eligible for the belt, the fighters must make the required 140 lbs championship limit.

Both fighters successfully made weight. Subriel Matias weighed-in at 140 lbs. Liam Paro also showed 140 lbs. The contest is scheduled for 12 rounds.

In the co-main event, Puerto Rico’s Yankiel Rivera Figueroa (5-0, 2 KOs) and Victor Efrain Sandoval (37-4, 23 KOs) of Mexico clash at flyweight. Figueroa brings to the ring his WBC Continental Americas belt. In addition, a vacant WBO Intercontinental title is also on the line. The weight limit is 112 lbs. The fighters were also on weight, tipping the scales at 111.7 lbs and 112 lbs, respectively.

Also on the card, Angel Fierro (22-1-2, 17 KOs) of Mexico takes on Alfredo Santiago (14-2, 6 KOs) of the Dominican Republic. The bout is scheduled for 10 rounds. The WBO NABO super lightweight title is up for grabs. The weight limit is 140 lbs. Both fighters came in at 140 lbs.

Get Matias vs Paro full fight card and weights below.

Matias vs Paro fight card

  • Subriel Matias (140) vs. Liam Paro (140), 12 rounds, super lightweight – Matias’ IBF title
  • Yankiel Rivera (111.7) vs. Victor Efrain Sandoval (112), 10 rounds, flyweight – Figueroa’s WBC Continental Americas title, vacant WBO Intercontinental title
  • Angel Fierro (140) vs. Alfredo Santiago (140), 10 rounds, super lightweight – WBO NABO title
  • Stephanie Pineiro Aquino (146.9) vs. Diana Tapia Castro (146.8), 10 rounds, welterweight
  • William Ortiz-Rivera (140.1) vs. Carlos Mitzael Jimenez Vazquez (138.6), 6 rounds, super lightweight
Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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