Found April 14, 2012 on
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Tonight on pay-per-view, Juan Manuel Marquez challenges for a world title in another division, as the vacant WBO junior welterweight strap is up for grabs when he meets Sergey Fedchenko in Mexico City. Marquez vs. Fedchenko headlines the dual-city PPV, also featuring the Brandon Rios vs. Richard Abril fight, which is going on despite Rios having not made weight. Right here, you can find a nice collection of Marquez vs. Fedchenko pictures from the weigh-in, and get the full weigh-in results, including all of the undercard action. As a special bonus, there's also some excellent shots of the sexy Tecate girls who were on hand in large numbers for the event.
Marquez-Fedchenko weigh-in Pictures
Complete weigh-in results
JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ 140 LBS VS SERGEY FEDCHENKO 140 LBS
DANIEL SANDOVA 146.6 LBS VS MICHEAL ROSALES 146.8 LBS
SAUL ROMAN 160 LBS VS RICHARD GUTIERREZ 159.5 LBS
JUAN ESTRADA 114.7 LB VS JONTHAN LECONA 115 LBS
ALONSO LOPEZ 112 LBS VS LUIS VAZ...
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weights from Mexico and Las Vegas Juan Manuel Marquez (140) vs. Sergey Fedchenko (138.6) Brandon Rios (137) vs. Richard Abril (135) (Rios has one hour to make weight) Mauricio Herrera (140) vs. Mike Alvarado (140) Mercito Gesta (137) vs. Oscar Cuero (138)