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Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia weigh-in results
The official weigh-ins for Saturday's HBO tripleheader were held today, with all of the combatants for the three main bouts stepping on the scales: Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia, Gennady Golovkin vs. Gabriel Rosado, and Roman Martinez vs. Juan Carlos Burgos. Right here, you can view a collection of weigh-in photos for the event, and the official weights and weigh-in results. Take a look.
Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia - WBO Featherweight Title
Salido: 126 lbs
Garcia: 125.6 lbs
Both men made weight, although Salido looked like he was struggling bit. He literally began chugging a beverage as soon as he stepped off the scales, but he did look muscular and strong. Garcia is leaner and lankier, but looks to be in great condition.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Gabriel Rosado - WBA Middleweight Title
Golovkin: 160 lbs
Rosado: 159 lbs
Rosado was all business, quickly getting on and off the scale...
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Mikey Garcia won a unanimous decision over Orlando Salido to take the WBO world featherweight title Saturday night.
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