The fighters who’ll compete in the co-feature on tonight's ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., had to be separated by their camps after a mini-melee broke out Thursday during the weigh-in.
The fracas between super welterweights Joey “Twinkle Fingers” Hernandez (22-1-1, 13 KOs), of Miami (pictured at the left), and James “Shotgun” Winchester (15-5, 5 KOs), of Greensboro, N.C., came after Hernandez shoved Winchester before they were to pose for cameras after they both weighed in. Right here, check out the complete weigh-in results & photos for the card.
Their 10-round clash, which will open the telecast, was just added to the televised portion of the event late Wednesday. No one enjoyed the commotion more than Hall of Fame promoter, Don King.
Both fighters made weight; Hernandez tipped the scale at 156 pounds, Winchester 155¾.
Undefeated lightweights Angelo “La Cobra” Santana (13-0, 10 KOs), of Miami, Fla., and Johnny...