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Friday, April 22, 2016

Donaire vs Bedak weights: Donaire, 121.3/4 Bedak 121.1/2 pounds

Junior featherweight titlist Nonito Donaire and title challenger Zsolt Bedak came in under the 122-pound limit. Both men looked fit, ripped, and ready to go during the weigh-in, Friday, ahead of their 12-round title fight, at the Cebu City Sports Center on Saturday night (Manila).

The "Filipino Flash" came in at 121.3/4 pounds while his Hungarian opponent checked in at 121.5 pounds. This will be Donaire's (36-3, 23 KOs) first title defense of the title he got from his previous fight in Puerto Rico. Donaire, 33, won a decision over Cesar Juarez in an action-packed fight last December.

Although unheralded in the pro ranks, Bedak (25-1, 8 KOs) was a former Olympian and member of the Hungarian Olympic team in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Bedak notable win in the Olympics includes former 122-pound titlist Abner Mares. Bedak, 32, also held regional titles as a pro in the 118 and 122-pound divisions.

Under-card weigh-in results

  • Mark Magsayo 125 lbs. vs. Chris Avalos 125 lbs. featherweights

  • Jason Pagara 143 lbs. vs Miguel Zamudio 143 lbs. junior welterweights

  • Paul Fleming 129 lbs. vs Angel Gonzalez 130 lbs. super featherweights

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