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Weights from Las Vegas for Dmitry Bivol-Canelo Alvarez

May 6, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol pose after weighing in for the May 7, 2022 Matchroom Boxing card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom.
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At any moment, it seemed, Canelo Alvarez was going to burst out laughing when he took the ceremonial face-to-face with WBA light heavyweight titlist Dmitry Bivol after their weigh-in for their Saturday night fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, streamed live on DAZN.

Alvarez (57-1-2, 39 knockouts) weighed 174.4, roughly the same weight he came in for his light heavyweight debut when he stopped then-WBO titlist Sergey Kovalev in November 2019.

Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) came in at 174.6, slightly heavier than his previous three fights, when he weighed 174.5

Here are the weights:

WBA Light heavyweight 12 rounds

Dmitry Bivol (19-0), 174.6 pounds vs. Canelo Alvarez (57-1-2), 174.4 pounds

Junior welterweight 12 rounds

Montana Love (17-0-1, 9 KOs), 140 pounds vs. Gabriel Valenzuela (25-2-1, 15 KOs), 138.6 pounds

Welterweight 10 rounds

Shakhram Giyasov (12-0, 9 KOs), 146.6 pounds vs. Christian Gomez (22-2-1, 20 KOs), 146 pounds

Lightweight 8 rounds

Marc Castro (6-0, 5 KOs), 134.8 pounds vs. Pedro Vincente (7-4-1, 2 KOs), 134.8 pounds

Heavyweight 10 rounds

Scott Alexander (16-4-2, 8 KOs), 222.6 pounds vs. Zhilei Zhang (23-0-1, 18 KOs), 276.2 pounds

Flyweight 10 rounds

Jose Soto (15-1, 6 KOs), 113.8 pounds vs. Joselito Velazquez (14-0-1, 9 KOs) 112.4 pounds

Super middleweight 8 rounds

Aaron Silva (9-0, 6 KOs), 164.4 pounds vs. Alexis Espino (9-0-1, 6 KOs), 163.6 pounds

Junior lightweight 8 rounds

Manuel Correa (11-0, 7 KOs), 128.6 pounds vs. Elnur Abduraimov (8-0, 7 KOs), 129.6 pounds

Junior welterweight 6 rounds

Ricardo Valdovinos (8-1, 5 KOs), 139.4 pounds vs. Fernando Molina (7-0, 3 KOs), 139.6 pounds

Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter who has been working for Ring Magazine/RingTV.com since October 1997 and is the president of the Boxing Writers Association of America. He can be followed on twitter @JSantoliquito.

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