Cuban Rances Barthelemy and Byelorussian Kiryl Relikh passed the scales on Friday weighing 139.5 and 139.5 pounds respectively. So they are all set to fight for the WBA Super lightweight elimination fight, taking place in Maryland, USA.
Barthelemy who is 30 years sold, has been world champion in two different divisions, super feather and lightweight, and is in the quest for his third world title. He is undefeated in 25 fights with 13 won by KO.
On his part, Relikh, 27, has never won a world title. However, he fought with Ricky Burns for the WBA 140 lbs. title. His record is 21-0, 19 KO’s.
The winner of this bout will be the number 1 contender for Namibia Julius Indongo.