All of the hype and trash talk is over as Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter can stop fixating on making their agreed-upon 144-pound catchweight for Premier Boxing Champions's Saturday bill on NBC (8:30 p.m. ET).
Both former world champions made weight rather easily and without a hiccup, making their anticipated showdown tomorrow evening inside the MGM Grand Garden arena in Las Vegas official.
Porter, the former IBF welterweight champion, climbed the scale and nailed his weight perfectly at 144 pounds. Broner followed suit, but tipped the scale officially at 143.5 pounds.
After the main event fights got off the scale and posed for the traditional face-off, Broner got in Porter’s face and talked a plethora of trash, trying to sucker “Showtime” into a verbal war. Porter stood his ground and refused to play the game Broner started and instead stood like a statue, staring at “The Problem” until the staredown was over. When the two fighters separated, Porter extended his hand for Broner to shake, but Broner turned his back and walked off the stage.
The co-featured combatants also made weight as Errol Spence Jr. weighed in at 149 pounds and late-replacement Phil Lo Greco landed at 152 for their junior middleweight tilt.
PBC on NBC Weigh-in results:Adrien Broner (143.5) vs. Shawn Porter (144)
Errol Spence Jr. (149) vs. Phil Lo Greco (152)
Robert Easter (135) vs. Miguel Mendoza (136.5)
Michael Hunter (201) vs. Deon Elam (197)
Kevin Newman (164) vs. Bobby McIntyre (163)
Sanjarbek Rakhmanov (143) vs. Brett Simmons (146)
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