Earlier today saw the weigh in for this weekend's WBC Super Featherweight title fight between current champion Takashi Miura (27-2-2, 20) and mandatory challenger Edgar Puerta (23-4-1, 19), of Mexico. Thankfully for all those involved the two men made weight.
The challenger, the heavily tattooed Puerta, was well under the limit weighing in at 128.75lbs. We believe this is Puerta's lightest weight since November 2008 when he fought the then unbeaten Daniel Lomeli, in a bout he lost by majority decision. For that bout he was also 128.75lbs.
As for Miura, who genuinely looked in the best shape of his career, he weighed in on spot on the divisional limit at 130lbs. This has been a regular weight for Miura who weighed exactly the same against Dante Jardon last December and against Gamaliel Diaz when he won the title in April 2013. It was also the weight he was in his first world title bout, an 8th round loss to Takashi Uchiyama way back in January 2011.
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