Title Bouts on as Stars on Weight in Dubai
Friday’s historic sold out card in Dubai is one step closer as the fighters weighed in today ahead of ‘The Fight – DXB Uncovered’ at Dubai’s Emirates Golf Club – live on ESPN+ and iFL TV.
David Oliver Joyce and Stephen Tiffney clash for the vacant WBO European belt, with both men clocking in comfortably inside the featherweight limit ahead of their title showdown.
Unbeaten Joyce (9-0-KO7) came in at 124.8lb, while former Scottish Area title challenger Tiffney (10-1) tipped the scales at 125.2lb.
There is also a battle for the vacant WBC International super-flyweight title tomorrow, as unbeaten Aliu Bamidele Lasisi takes on Ricardo Blandon.
Lasisi (12-0-KO8) weighed 114.2lb, with his opponent Blandon bang on the limit of 115lb at the second attempt.
Friday’s card also features a number of exciting emerging stars, including Kazakh sensation Sultan Zaurbek, Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov and huge-hitting Mateo Tapia.
FULL LIST OF WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
WBO European featherweight title fight:
David Oliver Joyce (124.8lb) vs. Stephen Tiffney (125.2lb)
WBC International super-flyweight title fight:
Aliu Bamidele Lasisi (114.2lb) vs. Ricardo Blandon (115lb)
Sultan Zaurbek (134.5lb) vs. Chenghong Tao (134.5lb)
Majid Al-Naqbi (133.4lb) vs. Vladimir Lytkin (130lb)
Shakhobidin Zoirov (121.7lb) vs. Anthony Holt (119.9lb)
Mateo Tapia (167.8lb) vs. Gaganpreet Sharma (167.8lb)
Larry Abarra (119.5lb) vs. Raymond Commey (120.6lb)
Zuhayr Al-Qahtani (137.3lb) vs. Sk Saheb (135.6lb)
Abilkhaiyr Shegaliyev (153.4lb) vs. Teimuraz Abuladze (152.5lb)
Anahit Aroyan (119lb) vs. Nongnun Sor Praithong (121.9lb)
Hasibullah Ahmadi (122.3lb) vs. Manot Comput (120.8lb)