German Tyron Zeuge and Nigerian Isaac Ekpo weighed in on Friday in Brandenburg, Germany and are ready to fight on Saturday March 25th for the World Boxing Association Super Middleweight Title.
Zeuge, current division king, weighed 167.5 pounds. The German will defend his title for the first time, which he won last year after knocking out the Italian Giovanni De Carolis on the twelfth round.
On the other hand, Ekpo weighed 166.4 pounds. He occupies the third place of the WBA ranking in his division and will fight for the first time for a world title. However, the Nigerian has not known defeat since 2013 and has a string of 7 victories by knockout.
Zeuge has a record of 19 wins, a draw and 11 knockouts, while Ekpo has won 31 bouts, lost 2, and knocked out in 24 fights. This bout was ordered by the WBA World Championships Committee.
Supervisor: Jesper Jensen from Denmark.
Referee: Raul Caiz Jr. from United States.
Judges: Pawel Kardini from Poland, Juan Manuel García from Spain y Rafael Carabaño from Venezuela.