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Prograis and Silva Make Weight Ahead of ESPN New Orleans Card



Po Boys for everyone! Get a plate of crawfish ready for anyone wanting, as the fighters set to glove up in New Orleans tomorrow made weight, and are that much closer to rumble time.
• Regis Prograis 139.8 lbs vs. Juan Jose Velasco 140 lbs
(WBC Super Lightweight Diamond Belt – 12 Rounds)

• Teofimo Lopez 134.9 lbs vs. William Silva 134 lbs

(WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Title – 10 Rounds)

Lopez, left, tries to stare a hole through Silva, who isn’t having it. (Mikey Williams pic)

• Erick De Leon 132.5 lbs vs. Adrian Young 133.1 lbs

(Super Featherweight – 10 Rounds)

• Jean Carlos Rivera 125.8 lbs vs.  Angel Luna 126.8 lbs

(Featherweight – 10 Rounds)

• Fazliddin Gaibnazarov 138 lbs vs. Kevin Johnson 137.1 lbs

(Lightweight – 8 Rounds)

• Jonathan Guidry 235.3 lbs vs. Aaron Chavers 228.8 lbs

(Heavyweight – 6 Rounds)

• Charles Conwell 153.4 lbs vs. Travis Scott 155.3 lbs
(Middleweight – 6 Rounds)

• Tyler Howard 164.9 lbs vs. Javier Frazier 163.1 lbs
(Super Middleweight – 6 Rounds)

• Jeremy Hill 136.1 lbs vs. Charles Johnson 136 lbs
(Lightweight – 4 Rounds)

• Jonathan Montrel 137.7 lbs vs. Samuel Forjoe 140.6 lbs
(Super Lightweight – 4 Rounds)

Prograis vs. Velasco and Lopez vs. Silva will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 7 p.m. ET. The entire undercard will be streamed on ESPN+ beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with DiBella Entertainment, tickets, priced at $200 (ringside), $125 (floor), $75, and $40, are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Lakefront Arena box office, and charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Discounts for military, students and New Orleans Police Department members ‑ $75 tickets for $50 and $40 seats for $25 – are available when presenting valid ID at the Lakefront Arena box office.

Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine,, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.