The American boxer scrambles to shield his modesty after his team accidentally drop the curtain in front of him. Andrew Cancio has achieved something that perhaps no other boxer will ever be able to say they repeated in their own career. Unfortunately for the American fighter it wasn't a feat he managed in the ring, it was something that happened to him during a weigh in. The year-old was instructed to strip off completely for the weigh in - every pound counts in this industry - and stood in front of the crowd naked. The above video shows Cancio posing for the crowd from behind the sheet when suddenly one of his entourage drops the cover. What follows is chaos as the crowd react by screaming and the fighter scrambles to shield himself with his hands. There were no knockdowns in the featherweight fight but referee Gregorio Alvarez called a halt on proceedings after Cancio suffered a bad cut to his nose.
The two-time welterweight titlist initially weighed Upon his failed first attempt, Porter was granted two additional hours by the California State Athletic Commission to get down to the contracted pound limit. The Ohio native—now based in Las Vegas—used the full time slot and even resorted to having his braids cut off in leaving no stone unturned. It worked out for the best, as he is now prepared to make the first defense of the title he claimed in a round win over Danny Garcia last September in Brooklyn, New York.
In bizarre scenes, two Australian boxers have stripped naked in an attempt to make weight in Sydney on Tuesday. Tim Tszyu , son of Australian boxing legend Kostya Tszyu, and his opponent Joel Camilleri both failed to make the Individually, the pair removed their underwear and weighed-in behind a towel to shave off the 0. Tszyu officially weighed-in at The pair will fight in Sydney on Wednesday for Camilleri's Australian super welterweight title. But Tszyu, rated a future world champion by many boxing writers and one of Australia's top prospects, will start a heavy favourite. In the gimmick fight of the night, unknown Aucklander Troy McMahon will make his professional boxing debut against former league star Justin Hodges
Friday night's weigh-in descended into chaos when Saunders' team accused the home favourite of failing to make weight ahead of the WBO middleweight showdown. Home favourite Lemieux was the first onto the scales but needed to strip off in order to make weight. While Golovkin and Alvarez are considered the world's finest active middleweights, Hopkins is among the best of all time, and unified the division against the highly-respected De La Hoya in a significant fight in Before Golovkin and Alvarez fought to a draw, Saunders had targeted the winner of their fight in September, but instead travels to his dangerous opponent's home country for his first match-up outside of the UK.