Lamont Peterson will face Edgar Santana for Peterson's IBF Junior Welterweight Championship title on Saturday August 9th live on Showtime from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Peterson hit the scale weighing in at the perfect 140 lb weight limit. Santana weighed in at 139.5 lbs.
Peterson will be the toughest fighter that Edgar Santana has ever faced.
Anthony Peterson makes his weight at 137 lbs while his opponent Edgar Riovalle weighed in at 144 lbs, 7 pounds over the allowed weight.
Two other Belway Boxers that will be on the undercard at the Barclays Center are Temple Hills, Maryland's undefeated D'Mitrius Ballard (5-0, 4 KO's) and Barry Trotter (2-1, 1 KO) of Columbia, Maryland.
Ballard weighed in at 169 lbs
Trotter came in at 168.5 lbs
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(Photos courtesy of Andre Johnson and Ross Molovinsky)