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Guerrero v Kamegai weights: Dawson comes in heavy for Blades comeback (photos)

Phil Jay 21/06/2014

Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero and opponent Yoshihiro Kamegai weighed in for the impending welterweight bout at the StuhHub Center in Carson, California on Saturday night.

Former world champion Guerrero is stepping back into the ring for the first time since his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr in May 2013 and needs a big win to get back into the mix at 147.

Kamegai heads to the US for the fourth time in his career having previously won, drew and suffered defeat upon his trips Stateside from his homeland in Japan.

Also on the bill Carson, Gary Russell Jr and Vasyl Lomachenko fight it out for the vacant WBO featherweight title, whilst two-weight world title holder Devon Alexander battles Jesus Soto Karass in his own bid to get back to winning ways.

The shock of the weight ceremony was Chad Dawson coming in at a chubby 182.8lbs for his light-heavyweight return against George Blades. 

Here are the weigh-in results for the main bouts of the evening:

Guerrero: 146 lbs
Kamegai: 146.7 lbs

Russell: 125.5 lbs
Lomachenko: 125.5 lbs

Alexander: 148.2 lbs
Soto-Karass: 148 lbs

Chad Dawson 182.8 lbs
George Blades 177.5lbs

Guerrero v Kamegai, Alexander v Soto-Karass and Russell v Lomachenko are all live on Showtime this Saturday from 10pm ET and on BoxNation in the UK from 2am. Subscribe at BoxNation               

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Pictures by Esther Lin/Showtime