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Weigh-in Alert: Makhmudov-Wallisch and undercard

Michael Wallisch (left) and Arslanbek Makhmudov - Photo Credit - Vincent Ethier (Eye of The Tiger)
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Rising super heavyweight Arslanbek Makhmudov and his opponent Michael Wallisch were both in excellent condition and were respectful at their weigh in on Thursday ahead of tomorrow’s 10-round scheduled contest at the at the Centre Gervais Auto in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada.

Makhmudov came in at a career high 265.4. The 33-year-old enters the contest with an unblemished record of 15-0 (14 knockouts).

Meanwhile, Wallisch, who has notably shared a ring in losing efforts to Efe Ajagba (TKO 2), Tony Yoka (TKO 3), Joe Joyce (TKO 3) and Murat Gassiev (TKO 4), weighed in at 234.4. The 37-year-old German has a record of 23-5 (16 KOs).

Arslanbek Makhmudov (right) and Michael Wallisch – Photo Credit – Vincent Ethier (Eye of The Tiger)

In the chief supporting bout, Steven Butler (31-3-1, 26 KOs) tipped the scales at 159.6, while his opponent Joshua Conley (17-4-1, 11 KOs) came in at an identical 159.6 ahead of their NABF middleweight clash.

Steven Butler (right) and Joshua Conley – Photo Credit – Vincent Ethier (Eye of The Tiger)

Mary Spencer (7-0, 5 KOs) came in on the junior middleweight at 152.8; while her opponent Femke Hermans (13-4, 5 KOs) weighed 152.

Mary Spencer (right) and Femke Hermans – Photo Credit – Vincent Ethier (Eye of The Tiger)

Makhmudov-Wallisch will headline the Eye of the Tiger event on ESPN+ in the U.S. at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT., and the card will also be broadcast live on


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