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Jarvis Greer

World Championship Boxing at FedExForum Saturday Night

The Curtain goes up on another Boxing Extravaganza for the Mid-South with Saturday nights' HBO Black and Blues Fight card at FedExForum.

But, before the participants can get in the ring..they first have set the weight limits.

Andre Berto is taking on Mickey Rodriguez for the vacated WBC Welterweight World Championship..

Berto, considered pound for pound one of the best boxers in the Business, weighs in at 146 Even.

His opponent, Mickey Rodriguez of Mexico, comes in at an even 145 pounds.

The World Title is open due to the sudden retirement of champion Pretty Boy Floyd Mayweather earlier this month.

Also on the Fight Card, a pair of American Heavyweights battling for the WBC Continental Americas Crown.

Gentleman Chazz Witherspoon of Philadelphia weighs in at 220-pounds.

His Opponent, Californian Chris Arreola a hefty 239-pounds.

Both fighters are undefeated.

6-other bouts are on the card, part of HBO's Boxing after Dark series.

FedExForum Gates open Saturday at 6.. Tickets range from $25 Bucks up to $100 Dollars ringside.

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