Vasiliy Lomachenko vs George Kambosos Jr for 135 lbs title on weight in Australia

Lomachenko vs Kambosos official weigh-ins live from RAC Arena in Perth, Australia

Former world champions Vasiliy Lomachenko and George Kambosos Jr battle it out for the vacant IBF lightweight title live from RAC Arena in Perth, Australia on Saturday, May 11 (ET). A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

Ukraine’s future hall of famer and three-division world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (17-3, 11 KOs) looks to get back in the win column. Former unified WBA, WBO and IBF lightweight champion George Kambosos Jr (21-2, 10 KOs) of Australia targets his second straight victory.

At the final pre-fight press conference, Kambosos Jr promised to send Lomachenko to retirement. To be eligible for the belt, the fighters must make the required 135-pound championship limit.

Both competitors hit the mark. Vasiliy Lomachenko weighed-in at 134.95 lbs. George Kambosos Jr showed 134.25 lbs.

In the co-feature, former world champion Andrew Moloney (26-3, 16 KOs) of Australia and Pedro Guevara (41-4-1, 22 KOs) of Mexico square off for the interim WBC junior bantamweight strap. The championship weight limit is 115 lbs. The fighters tipped the scales at 114.5 lbs and 114.9 lbs, respectively.

In the special co-feature on the card, British WBA bantamweight champion Nina Hughes (6-0, 2 KOs) defends her title against Australia-based former world champion Cherneka Johnson (15-2, 6 KOs) of New Zealand. The weight limit is 118 lbs. The champion came in at 117.55 lbs. The challenger was 116.75 lbs.

The Loma vs Kambosos weigh-in start time is scheduled for 8:30 pm ET in the U.S., 1:30 am BST in the UK and 10:30 am AEST in Australia.

The local fight date in Australia is Sunday, May 12.

Get Lomachenko vs Kambosos full fight card below.

Lomachenko vs Kambosos fight card

  • Vasiliy Lomachenko (134.95) vs. George Kambosos Jr (134.25), 12 rounds, lightweight – vacant IBF lightweight title
  • Andrew Moloney (114.5) vs. Pedro Guevara (114.9), 12 rounds, junior bantamweight – vacant interim WBC junior bantamweight title
  • Nina Hughes (117.55) vs. Cherneka Johnson (116.75), 10 rounds, bantamweight – Hughes’ WBA bantamweight title
  • Imam Khataev vs. Ricards Bolotniks, 10 rounds, light heavyweight
  • Faiga Opelu vs. Joseph Goodall, 10 rounds, heavyweight
  • Lucas Browne vs. Hemi Ahio, 8 rounds, heavyweight
Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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