TPF 20 Weigh-ins: Ware Misses Weight, Headliner vs. Soto Now Non-Title Affair

By C.J. Tuttle Aug 6, 2014
Terrion Ware did not make weight on Wednesday. | Jeff Sherwood/

Terrion Ware missed weight for his headlining bout against Joe Soto at Wednesday’s Tachi Palace Fights 20 weigh-ins, and as a result, their proposed bantamweight championship bout will now be a non-title affair.

Ware initially tipped the scales at 136.2 pounds. On his last of three more attempts, the 28-year-old was still unable to make the 135-pound limit, as he finally checked in at 135.4 pounds (there is no allowance for title fights). Soto, meanwhile weighted 134.8 pounds on his first try.

TPF Fights takes place at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Lemoore, Calif., on Thursday night. The card, which now features two championship fights, streams exclusively on

In the co-main event, Nate Loughran (167.4) will take on Ricky Legere Jr. (170) for welterweight gold. Meanwhile, the flyweight title will be up for grabs when Hector Sandoval (123.6) enters the cage against Ryan Hollis (124.6).

In undercard action, UFC veteran Antonio Banuelos (125.8) will fight undefeated Joby Sanchez (125.8). Elsewhere, former World Series of Fighting competitor Angel DeAnda (196) will return to TPF for the first time since TPF 15 in a 205-pound tilt against Matt Lagler (196.8).

TPF 20 Weigh-In Results:

Terrion Ware** (135.4) vs. Joe Soto (134.8)
Nate Loughran (167.4) vs. Ricky Legere Jr. (170)
Antonio Banuelos (125.8) vs. Joby Sanchez (125.8)
Hector Sandoval (123.6) vs. Ryan Hollis (124.6)
Castle Williams (137.6) vs. Drake Boen (139.2)
Manuel Quezada* (N/A) vs. Josue Lugo (256.2)
Angel DeAnda (196) vs. Matt Lagler (196.8)
Josh Powell (243.8) vs. Mike Martin* (N/A)
Alberto Arreola (155.6) vs. Victor Tubera (154.4)
Zeth Martin (167.8) vs. Kevin Koy (168)

**Ware was unable to make weight on four attempts. His bout against Soto is now a non-title fight.
*Quezada and Martin did not weigh-in.
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