MASHANTUCKET, CT (Mar. 11, 2011) – The official weigh-in for tomorrow (Saturday, Mar. 12) night’s “Diamond Elite” show was held today at MGM Grand at Foxwoods. The WBC Middleweight Diamond Championship showdown, featuring 2010 Fighter of the Year Sergio Martinez and Sergiy Dzinziruk, will be on HBO World Championship Boxing, along with Andy Lee vs. Craig McEwan in “Celtic War, live from MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods.
Below find the official weights for each participant:
12 Rounds – WBC Diamond Middleweight Championship
Sergio Martinez (46-2-2, 25 KOs), Oxnard, CA by way of Argentina 158.8 LBS.
Sergiy Dzinziruk (37-0, 23 KOs), Hamburg, Germany by way of Ukraine 158.8 LBS.
10 Rounds – Middleweights
Andy Lee (24-1, 18 KOs), Detroit, MI by way of Ireland 162.6 LBS.
Craig McEwan (19-0, 10 KOs), Hollywood, CA by way of Scotland 161.4 LBS.
10 Rounds – WBC Youth Featherweight Championship
Javier Fortuna (13-0, 10 KOs), La Romana, Dominican Republic 126.0 LBS.
Derrick Wilson (8-1-2, 2 KOs), Fort Myers, FL 125.0 LBS.
6 Rounds – Female Heavyweights
Sonya Lamonakis (3-0, 1 KO), Turner Falls, MA by way of Greece 226.2 LBS.
Tanzee Daniel (4-0, 1 KO), Brooklyn, NY 253.2 LBS.
6 Rounds – Junior Middleweights
Thomas Dulorme (9-0, 8 KOs), Carolina, Puerto Rico 145.0 LBS.
Guillermo Valdes (12-2, 3 KOs), Miami, FL 144.0 LBS.
4 Rounds – Light Heavyweights
Seanie Monaghan (5-0, 4 KOs), Long Island, NY 174.2 LBS.
Billy Cunningham (5-8, 4 KOs), Jackson, MS 173.8 LBS.
4 Rounds – Junior Middleweights
Abraham Lopez (1-1-1), Oxnard, CA 149.4 LBS.
Andrew Jones (0-3-1), Buffalo, NY 150.0 LBS.
“DIAMOND ELITE FACT SHEET”
WHAT: “Diamond Elite” professional boxing show
WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 2011
WHERE: MGM Grand at Foxwoods
PROMOTER: “Diamond Elite: Martinez vs. Dzinziruk” is presented by DiBella Entertainment in association with Gary Shaw Productions and Banner Promotions. “Celtic War: Lee vs. McEwan” is presented by DiBella Entertainment in association with Golden Boy Promotions.
BROADCAST: The main event and co-feature will air live on JBO’s World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:30 PM/ET / 7:30 PM/PT.
TICKETS: $450.00, $250.00, $125.00, $75.00 and $50.00 on sale through the MGM Grand at Foxwoods box office, online at www.mgmatfoxwoods.com, calling MGM Grand at Foxwoods at 1.866.646.0609, or in person at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods box office.
INFORMATION: Doors open at 7 PM/ET, first bout at 7:30 PM/ET, first HBO fight at 10:30 PM/ET.
For more information about DiBella Entertainment, including a list of all upcoming bouts, please visit www.dbe1.com, or follow Lou DiBella on twitter, @loudibella.