Soro and Vera make weight for WBA Elimination Fight

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Soro and Vera make weight for WBA Elimination Fight
Michel Soro and John Vera make weight for WBA Elimination Fight

Michel Soro and John Vera make weight for WBA Elimination Fight
Michel Soro and John Vera make weight for WBA Elimination Fight

Michel Soro and John Vera have the common goal of getting a chance to fight for a fight world title. Both will have the opportunity this Saturday in Marseille, where they will step in the ring in a World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight Elimination Bout.

Both Soro and Vera completed the weigh-in ceremony, last step before their fight scheduled at 154 pounds. The first, native of Ivory Coast and of French nationality, weighed in at 153.5 pounds; meanwhile, the American weighed 152.6, which allows them to fight for the crown.

Soro has a record of 31 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw and 21 knockouts. For his part, Vera has 18 wins, no defeats and 11 knockouts.

Photos Sumio Yamada


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