Kyril Relikh and Regis Prograis made weight for their fight for the Super Lightweight Championship of the World Boxing Association (WBA). The fight is for the semifinal of the World Boxing Super Series and will take place this Saturday night at the Cajun Dome in Lafayette, Louisiana, with both men being champions in a unification bout.
The European will defend his WBA crown for the second time, coming in at a weight of 139.9 pounds. For his part, his challenger Prograis is one of the strongest boxers in the division, tipping the scale at 139.8 pounds and showing great physical condition. Both men are ready to take on the challenge this weekend of their highly anticipated matchup.
The match will be one of the most important of the evening in Louisiana and will define one of the finalists of the tournament, as well as who will hold the WBA championship belt. Relikh comes to the confrontation with a record of 23 wins, 2 losses, and 19 knockouts, while Prograis arrives undefeated in 23 appearances, with 19 knockouts.