It was total explosion yesterday during the weigh-in ceremony involving Jamel Herring and Shakur Stevenson ahead of their WBO super-featherweight title fight tonight at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
Stevenson changed the atmosphere when he attempted to grab the WBO belt from the champion – Herring while goading him in the process.
Sugar [Stevenson] weighed at the 130lbs limit, while Herring weighed at 129.8lbs ahead fight night.
Below is the full weigh-in results:
Jamel Herring 129.8 lbs vs. Shakur Stevenson 130 lbs
[Herring’s WBO Junior Lightweight World Title — 12 Rounds]
Judges: Glenn Feldman, Ed Kanner and Rocky Young
Referee: Mark Nelson
Xander Zayas 153.2. lbs vs. Dan Karpency 153.2 lbs
[Junior Middleweight — 6 Rounds]
Nico Ali Walsh 162 lbs vs. James Westley II 159.6 lbs
[Middleweight — 4 Rounds]
By James K. Attaglo Wilson