Donaire vs. Nishioka Weigh-in and Rios vs. Alvarado Weigh-In
The official weigh-ins were held this afternoon for Saturday's HBO doubleheader featuring Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado and Nonito Donaire vs. Toshiaki Nishioka. Right here, you'll find the official weights for all of the fighters, some notes from the weigh-in event, and a collection of weigh-in photos as well. Take a look.
Nonito Donaire: 121.6 lbs
Toshiaki Nishioka: 121.8 lbs
There was nothing but respect between Donaire and Nishioka. No fake wars of words or pushing and shoving here, just two guys planning on giving it their best. Nishioka left the stage draped in a Japanese flag, and Donaire put his hand on his shoulder to show that respect between two top professionals, in what will be a very high quality championship match.
Brandon Rios: 140 lbs
Mike Alvarado: 139.8 lbs
Rios didn't looked as drained as he has in the past, when he was trying to make the lightweight division limit. But he ...