Former world champions Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy both made weight ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Las Vegas for the vacant WBA world lightweight belt.
Former lightweight world champion Easter and former two-division champion Barthelemy will headline a SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION Saturday, April 27, from The Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Televised coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and will also feature former super lightweight champion Viktor Postol taking on France’s Mohamed Mimoune in a WBC Super Lightweight Title Eliminator, while rising heavyweight sensation Efe Ajagba looks to remain unbeaten against once-beaten German Michael Wallisch in a 10-round heavyweight attraction.
Here are the weights below:
WBA Lightweight World Title – 12 Rounds
Robert Easter – 133 ¾ lbs
Rances Barthelemy – 135 lbs
Referee: Kenny Bayless; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Eric Cheek (Nev.), Glenn Trowbridge (Nev.)
WBC Super Lightweight Title Eliminator – 10 Rounds
Viktor Postol – 139 ½ lbs
Mohamed Mimoune – 138 ½ lbs
Referee: Robert Byrd; Judges: Robert Hoyle (Nev.); Patricia Morse Jarman (Nev.); Benoit Roussel (Canada)
Heavyweight Attraction – 10 Rounds
Efe Ajagba – 241 lbs
Michael Wallisch – 242 ½ lbs
Referee: Tony Weeks; Judges: Adalaide Byrd (Nev.); Lisa Giampa (Nev.); Ricardo Ocasio (Nev.)