Found May 10, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
PLAYERS: Badou Jack
All four fighters participating in an eagerly awaited doubleheader on ShoBox: The New Generation tomorrow/Friday, May 11, live on Showtime made weight on their first attempts Thursday at Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel in Las Vegas. Right here, view a collection of weigh-in quotes and photos featuring Yudel Jhonson vs. Willie Nelson and Badou Jack vs. Alexander Brand. In the ShoBox main event at Texas Station, former Cuban amateur standout and 2004 Olympian Yudel Jhonson (12-0, 8 KOs) of Miami, Florida, will take on Willie “The Great’’ Nelson (17-1-1, 11 KOs), of Youngstown, Ohio, in a 10-round junior middleweight bout. The co-featured bout will match six-time Swedish national champion and 2008 Olympian, Badou Jack (10-0, 8 KOs), of Las Vegas, Nev., and Alexander Brand (17-0, 15 KOs) of Bogota, Colombia, in an eight-round super middleweight bout. WEIGHTS Jhonson and Nelson each weighed 151½ pounds Jack tipped the scale at 167 pounds; Brand 166½. What the fighters sai...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Willie Nelson upsets Yudel Jhonson – as promised; full Shobox results & photos

Badou Jack Survives via Split Decision Against Formerly Unbeaten Alexander Brand After losing his perfect record in his ShoBox: The New Generation debut, Willie Nelson survived a highlight reel knockdown to upset Yudel Jhonson by unanimous decision. The 10-round junior middleweight SHOWTIME® main event was scored 97-92 twice and 95-94. In the evening’s co-feature from Texas Station...

Willie Nelson Plays Yudel Jhonson An Upset Tune, Badou Jack Wins Split Decision

As critical as fans have absolutely had a right to be about 2012's ShoBox failure-a-thon, credit must be given for two very good action cards in a row. A few weeks ago, Thomas Oosthuizen and Luis Del Valle came out on top over Marcus Johnson and Christopher Martin respectively, and entertained thoroughly in the process. It was a break from the road ShoBox had been going down...
Boxing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.