Undefeated junior welterweight champions Jose Ramirez and Josh Taylor, as well as the rest of fighters featured on this weekend’s Top Rank Boxing card stepped on the scales to make it official ahead of their respective bouts. The event airs live from The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on Saturday May 22 in the US, which makes it Sunday May 23 in the UK and Australia (start time and how to watch here).
The reigning WBA and WBO junior welterweight champion Jose Ramirez weighed-in at 139.6 lbs. The current IBF and WBA titleholder showed the same. A highly anticipated contest for a 140-pound supremacy is scheduled for 12 rounds.
The referee is Kenny Bayless. The ringside judges are Tim Cheatham, Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld.
Jose Zepeda and Hank Lundy weighed-in at 140 lbs and 139 lbs, respectively, for their 10-round co-feature. In addition, Elvis Rodriguez and Kenneth Sims Jr both were 139.8 lbs for their 8-round matchup, that kicks off the main card.
The full Ramirez vs Taylor fight card and weigh-in results can be found below.
Jose Ramirez vs Josh Taylor weigh-in results
Jose Ramirez (139.6 lbs) vs. Josh Taylor (139.6 lbs), 12 rounds, junior welterweight – undisputed junior welterweight title, Ramirez’s WBC and WBO titles, Taylor’s IBF and WBA titles
Jose Zepeda (140 lbs) vs. Hank Lundy (139 lbs), 10 rounds, junior welterweight
Elvis Rodriguez (139.8 lbs) vs. Kenneth Sims Jr. (139.8 lbs), 8 rounds, junior welterweight
Jose Enrique Vivas (127.4lbs) vs. Louie Coria (127.5 lbs), 8 rounds, featherweight
Andres Cortes (132.2 lbs) vs. Eduardo Garza (132.5 lbs), 8 rounds, junior lightweight
Robeisy Ramirez (126.6) vs. Ryan Lee Allen (125.4 lbs), 6 rounds, featherweight
Raymond Muratalla (137 lbs) vs. Jose Luis Gallegos (139.6 lbs), lightweight, 8 rounds
Javier Martinez (162.5 lbs) vs. Calvin Metcalf (160.4 lbs), 6 rounds, middleweight