The Dominican Luis Hinojosa and the Puerto Rican Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodríguez passed today the official weigh-in test prior to the confrontation that they will hold this Saturday in Puerto Rico.
The weigh-in took place in the Mayor’s Office of Cataño, the town where the fight between the Latin champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) at 118 pounds, Emmanuel ‘Manny el Sensacional’ Rodríguez (11-0, 7 KO) will be played. , and world qualifier Luis Hinojosa (27-8, 17 KO).
Both weighed 116.6 pounds, which legitimizes their participation in Saturday’s fight, scheduled for ten rounds and in which the undefeated Puerto Rican title will be at stake.
«I did the weight without problems. My opponent came well prepared and the only thing missing is for the bell to ring, “said Emmanuel Rodríguez. “The work was done and I feel in optimal conditions so that the title stays in Puerto Rico.”
Hinojosa, ranked number 11 in the World Boxing Association (WBA), assured that “fighting in Puerto Rico is very important for my career.”
“We understand that we have everything we need to go out through the wide door. The Dominicans and the Puerto Ricans will enjoy a great fight because we are both very well prepared, “he added.