Found May 10, 2013 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
The official Ricky Burns vs. Jose Gonzalez weigh-ins were held this afternoon in preparation for their lightweight title fight in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday evening, headlining the Fighting Pride of Scotland event. Right here, you can watch a video of the Burns vs. Gonzalez weigh-in and find the weigh-in results for the fighters. Take a look.
Burns vs. Gonzalez Weigh-in Results
Ricky Burns: 134.5 lbs
Jose Gonzalez: 134.5 lbs
The crowd of course was enthusiastically in support of Ricky Burns, the hometown and homecountry hero. He received a very warm reception and seemed to be enjoying the stage as always. There wasn't anything too eventful between Burns and Gonzalez, both men seemed to be all business, and ready for the fight on Saturday, and each man was able to make weight without issue.
The WBO lightweight title of Burns is at stake in the fight, and Burns will of course be looking ahead to bigger fights in the future assuming he's able to get past Gonzalez here.
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The final press conference for the Fighting Pride of Scotland event headlined by Ricky Burns making a defense of his WBO lightweight title against undefeated, hard-hitting Jose Gonzalez of Puerto Rico was held today. The fight takes places this weekend in Glasgow. Right here, you'll find full video coverage of the Burns vs. Gonzalez presser, and you'll get a chance to see...
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