All four fighters participating in an eagerly awaited doubleheader on ShoBox: The New Generation tomorrow/Friday, May 11, live on Showtime made weight on their first attempts Thursday at Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel in Las Vegas. Right here, view a collection of weigh-in quotes and photos featuring Yudel Jhonson vs. Willie Nelson and Badou Jack vs. Alexander Brand.
In the ShoBox main event at Texas Station, former Cuban amateur standout and 2004 Olympian Yudel Jhonson (12-0, 8 KOs) of Miami, Florida, will take on Willie “The Great’’ Nelson (17-1-1, 11 KOs), of Youngstown, Ohio, in a 10-round junior middleweight bout.
The co-featured bout will match six-time Swedish national champion and 2008 Olympian, Badou Jack (10-0, 8 KOs), of Las Vegas, Nev., and Alexander Brand (17-0, 15 KOs) of Bogota, Colombia, in an eight-round super middleweight bout.
Jhonson and Nelson each weighed 151½ pounds
Jack tipped the scale at 167 pounds; Brand 166½.
What the fighters said Thur...