Sliven still to arrive but all systems go for Saturday's Fight Night at Sabina

By November 15, 2019
Carlos Dixon and Edison Torres in a stare down at Friday's weigh-in at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston. Carlos Dixon and Edison Torres in a stare down at Friday's weigh-in at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston.

Vladimir Tereskin came in at 256.2 lbs at Friday’s weigh-in at the Jamaica Pegasus ahead of Saturday night’s heavyweight bout against the  Francisco Slivens at Sabina Park in Kingston.

However, Slivens from the Dominican Republic will weigh in on Saturday morning when he is expected to arrive in the island. His arrival was reportedly delayed because of problems with his visa but is expected to arrive by 8:00 am Saturday.

Tereskin and Slivens two will fight over 10-rounds in one of the featured bouts on Saturday’s fight card that will also feature Yurik Mamedov of Russia against Eduardo Cardoves of Venezuela for the WBA Fedecaribe title while Carlos Dixon of the USA will take on Edinson Torres Jr for the WBC Youth Silver title.

Mamedov tipped the scales at 129.2 lbs with Cardoves coming in at the same weight. Dixon who defeated Jamaica's Toreano Nicholas earlier this year came in at 129.6 lbs, a pound heavier than Torres who was at 128.6 lbs on Friday’s weigh-in.

Lisa Frazer will battle Britney McFarlane over three rounds.

In two amateur bouts on Saturday Daniel Hylton (137 lbs) will fight Marvin Shea (134lbs) while John Lewis (153 lbs) and Dwayne Lawrence (148lbs) will clash.

Action is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm while the professional bouts set to begin at 7:00 pm.

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