WBC light heavyweight king Adonis “Superman” Stevenson is set to defend his title Friday night in the main event of the next PBC on Spike telecast. The world awaits a showdown between the Haitian-Canadian and Sergey Kovlev, but first he has to get past Tommy Karpency.
Luckily for all parties involved, both main event fighters were able to make the 175-pound weight limit, officially green lighting the duel.
Karpency (25-4-1, 14 KOs) first came aboard the stage and tipped the scale just under the limit. The Pennsylvanian clocked in at 174.5 pounds and appeared focused. The champ was up next and Stevenson weighed in right on the money at 175 pounds.
Co-headliners Errol Spence (17-0, 14 KOs) and Chris van Heerden (23-1-1, 12 KOs) both made the welterweight limit rather easily; the both came in officially at 146.5 pounds.
Donovan “Razor” Ruddock, known for his two battles with Mike Tyson and one with Lennox Lewis, continues his comeback. He weighed 242.5 pounds while his heavyweight opponent, Dillon Carman came in at 234.
The card will be held inside the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto and will be televised live on Spike TV starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
PBC on Spike Weigh-in Results:Adonis Stevenson (175) vs. Tommy Karpency (174.5)
Errol Spence (146.5) vs. Chris van Heerden (146.5)
Prichard Colon (149) vs. Vivian Harris (149)
Dillon Carman (234) vs. Razor Ruddock (242.5)
Sandy Tsagouris (128) vs. Shannon O’Connell (127)
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