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Ancajas makes weight forward of title protection vs Rodriguez
April 10, 2021
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MANILA, Philippines — Filipino boxing champion Jerwin Ancajas and Mexican challenger Jonathan Rodriguez formally made weight late Friday evening (Manila time) forward of their tremendous flyweight title combat in Connecticut.
Ancajas (32-1-2, 22 KOs) tipped the scales at 114.8 kilos whereas Rodriguez (22-1, 16 KOs) got here in at precisely 115 kilos.
The 29-year-old Ancajas is defending his IBF title for the ninth time.
The combat had already been pushed again twice. It was re-set from November 2019 to April 2020 however did not push by way of as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Ancajas hasn’t been within the ring since he stopped Miguel Gonzalez of Chile within the sixth spherical in December 2019.
The 25-year-old Rodriguez, in the meantime, is coming off a knockout victory over Julian Yedras final December.
Rodriguez, who has by no means fought outdoors of Mexico, is making his United States debut.
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