WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo and challenger Rey Vargas weighed in ahead of their world title fight this weekend.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
Magsayo vs Vargas weights:
Live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
WBC Featherweight World Title – 12 Rounds
Mark Magsayo – 125 ½ lbs.
Rey Vargas – 125 ½ lbs.
Referee: Jon Schorle; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Jesse Reyes (Texas), David Sutherland (Okla.)
WBC Featherweight Title Eliminator – 12 Rounds
Brandon Figueroa – 126 lbs.
Carlos Castro – 124 ½ lbs.
Referee: Mark Nelson; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Jesse Reyes (Texas), David Sutherland (Okla.)
Lightweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Frank Martin – 137 ½ lbs.
Jackson Mariñez – 138 lbs.
Referee: Rafael Ramos; Judges: Wilfredo Esperon (Texas), Ellis Johnson (Texas), Ursulo Perez (Texas)
Note: Contracted weight is 138 pounds.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING PRELIMS
Stream Live at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on the SHOWTIME SPORTS® YouTube Channel
Super Welterweight Bout – Eight Rounds
Rashidi Ellis – 153 ½ lbs.
Jose Marrufo – 146 ¼ lbs.
Referee: Ellis Johnson; Judges: Ursulo Perez (Texas), David Sutherland (Okla.), Wilfredo Esperon (Texas)
Bantamweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Ramon Cardenas – 118 lbs.
Michell Banquez – 117 ½ lbs.
Referee: Jon Schorle; Judges: Ursulo Perez (Texas), Jesse Reyes (Texas), David Sutherland (Okla.)
Veteran sportscaster Brian Custer will host the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast. At the same time, versatile combat sports voice Mauro Ranallo will handle blow-by-blow action alongside Hall of Fame analyst Al Bernstein and three-division world champion Abner Mares.
Three Hall of Famers round out the telecast team – Emmy® award-winning reporter Jim Gray, world-renowned ring announcer Jimmy Lennon, Jr., and boxing historian Steve Farhood as an unofficial scorer.
The executive producer is four-time Emmy award winner David Dinkins, Jr., with Ray Smaltz III producing and Chuck McKean directing.
Former junior middleweight world champion and SHOBOX: The New Generation commentator Raúl “El Diamante” Marquez and sportscaster Alejandro Luna serve as expert analysts in Spanish on Secondary Audio Programming (SAP).
SHOBOX announcer and combat sports expert Brian Campbell and his MORNING KOMBAT co-host Luke Thomas will call the action during the live stream bouts.