Former world champion Sergey Lipinets and unbeaten Custio Clayton made weight on Friday for their battle for the interim IBF Welterweight Title in advance of their main event bout live on SHOWTIME this Saturday, October 31 from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. (photos by Amanda Westcott)
The weigh-in also featured undefeated contender Xavier Martinez and hard-hitting Claudio “The Matrix” Marrero, who will duel in a 12-round WBA Super Featherweight Title Eliminator in the co-main event, plus rising super lightweight Malik “Iceman” Hawkins and knockout artist Subriel Matias, who will kick off the SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT in a 10-round showdown.
IBF Welterweight Interim World Championship – 12 Rounds
Sergey Lipinets – 147 lbs.
Custio Clayton – 147 lbs.
Referee: David Fields (Newark, N.J.); Judges: Glenn Feldman (Avon, Conn.), Tom Schreck (Albany, N.Y.), Don Trella (Noank, Conn.)
WBA Super Featherweight Title Eliminator – 12 Rounds
Xavier Martinez – 130 lbs.
Claudio Marrero – 130 lbs.
Referee: John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.); Judges: Tom Carusone (Hebron, Conn.), Glenn Feldman (Avon, Conn.), John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.)
Super Lightweights – 10 Rounds
Malik Hawkins – 140 ¼ lbs.
Subriel Matias – 139 ½ lbs.
Referee: Johnny Callas (West Hartford, Conn.); Judges: Tom Carusone (Hebron, Conn.), John McKaie (Flushing, N.Y.), Don Trella (Noank, Conn.)