weigh-in - updates

Rappler's latest stories on weigh-in


Pacquiao, Broner breeze through weigh-in

Jan 19, 2019 - 12:54 PM

Adrien Broner's weight hardly poses a concern for Manny Pacquiao who intends to outrun and outgun his opponent

BRING IT. Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner are going to give it their all in the most-awaited fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Nietes, Viloria tip the scales for Superfly 2

Feb 24, 2018 - 3:41 PM

Their upcoming matches will open on Sunday, February 25, Manila time

TITLE DEFENSE. Donnie Nietes looks to defend his IBF Flyweight title. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

No weight issues for Pacquiao, Horn in Brisbane

Jul 01, 2017 - 8:26 AM

Manny Pacquiao weighs 146 pounds while Jeff Horn checks in at 147

UP TO SCALE. Jeff Horn makes the 147-pound limit while Pacquiao has no trouble on the scales. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Melindo, Yaegashi make weight for IBF junior fly title fight

May 20, 2017 - 3:37 PM

The fight will not be shown on same day delay as previously announced

ON TARGET. Milan Melindo and Akira Yaegashi both weight 107.5 pounds ahead of their IBF junior flyweight title fight on Sunday in Japan. Contributed photo

Nietes strips naked to make weight for flyweight title fight

Apr 28, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Donnie Nietes weighs in slightly over at 112 4 pounds but returns to the scales nude to make the weight for his IBF flyweight title fight against Komgrich Nantapech

VACANT TITLE. Donnie Nietes says he saw fear in Komgrich Nantapech as they faced off at the weigh-in. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Tapales misses weight for title defense, loses WBO belt on scale

Apr 22, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Marlon Tapales weighs in at 119 75 and weighs the same on the second attempt before his rematch against Shohei Omori

STRIPPED. The title will only be on the line for Shohei Omori after Marlon Tapales loses his WBO bantamweight title on the scales. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Pacquiao, Vargas make weight for welterweight title clash

Nov 05, 2016 - 7:29 AM

Manny Pacquiao weighs in at 144 8 pounds while the champion Jessie Vargas weighs 146 5 pounds

FACE-OFF. Manny Pacquiao was reminded that he is in the rare position as challenger by the belt hanging over Jessie Vargas' shoulder. Photo by Mike Williams/Top Rank

CM Punk makes weight for UFC debut

Sep 10, 2016 - 5:37 AM

Phil Brooks AKA CM Punk looks confident and lean as he tips the scales at exactly 170 pounds for his fight at UFC 203

ON THE SCALES. The UFC fighter who wrestled as CM Punk tipped the scales right at the welterweight limit of 170 pounds. Screenshot from YouTube

Boxer Jerwin Ancajas makes big money gamble in world title shot

Sep 02, 2016 - 4:19 PM

Jerwin Ancajas could have made 40 000 to fight in Puerto Rico He ll make just over 3 000 to fight McJoe Arroyo in the Philippines hoping to win the title and earn more in the future

BIG FIGHT GAMBLE. Jerwin Ancajas (R) will have home court advantage for his fight against IBF junior bantamweight champ McJoe Arroyo. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Donaire, Bedak make weight for title clash

Apr 22, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Nonito Donaire and Zsolt Bedak both look fit and ready for their junior featherweight championship fight in Cebu

Both Donaire and Bedak were trim and ready. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao and Bradley on the scale

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:05 AM

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley both looked ripped and ready for their third fight

WEIGH-IN. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr pose for photographers at Friday's weigh-in. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Pacquiao weighs 145.5, Bradley checks in a pound heavier

Apr 09, 2016 - 6:31 AM

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley easily make the 147 pound weight limit for their third fight in Las Vegas

SCALED DOWN. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr both made the weight easily. Screenshot from livestream

3 Filipino MMA fighters back new ONE FC weigh-in policy

Feb 02, 2016 - 7:36 PM

ONE Championship adopts a new procedure to prevent its athletes from cutting massive amounts of weight before a fight

Photo from ONE Championship Facebook

Pinoy boxer’s manager accuses foe’s trainer of flashing gun before fight

Dec 15, 2015 - 4:20 PM

Ryan Gabriel claims trainer Nick Durandt brandished a gun during the rules meeting before Renz Rosia s IBO title challenge in South Africa

GUNPLAY. The manager of Filipino boxer Renz Rosia says they were faced with a hostile situation in South Africa. Photo from Rosia's Facebook

Source: Eustaquio’s foe fails to make weight; ONE FC scraps bout

Dec 10, 2015 - 10:59 PM

Neither Geje Eustaquio or Yang Juan Bing were seen at the weigh in

FALL OUT. Geje Eustaquio's opponent was reportedly overweight but neither fighter stepped on the scale in front of reporters. File Photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Rousey scuffles with Holm at UFC weigh-in

Nov 14, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Challenger Holly Holm and champion Ronda Rousey clash during the weigh in ahead of their UFC bantamweight title fight

SCUFFLE. Ronda Rousey (left) and Holly Holm scuffle during a face-off after the weigh-in for their UFC bantam weight title fight. Photo by JULIAN SMITH/EPA

Viloria, Gonzalez make weight for flyweight clash

Oct 17, 2015 - 1:18 AM

Both Brian Viloria and Roman Gonzalez weigh 111 4 pounds for what may end up stealing the show from the middleweight championship fight in the main event

HIGHLIGHTS: Manny Pacquiao's post-fight press conference

May 04, 2015 - 11:58 PM

The Filipino southpaw says he was sabotaged

What happened to Manny Pacquiao's shoulder?

May 04, 2015 - 5:07 PM

With an injured right shoulder Pacquiao says his chances of winning against Floyd Mayweather Jr were sabotaged

What's next after Mayweather vs Pacquiao?

May 03, 2015 - 10:18 PM

Retirement or a rematch?

HIGHLIGHTS: Mayweather vs Pacquiao post-fight press conference

May 03, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Watch highlights of the press conference after the Mayweather vs Pacquiao match

UFC's Dana White: I don't wanna see a rematch

May 03, 2015 - 3:25 PM

White was hoping for Pacquiao to win against Mayweather

WATCH: Post-weigh in Periscope from analyst Mike Ochosa

May 02, 2015 - 7:44 PM

Watch boxing analyst Mike Ochosa answer questions from the crowd via Periscope

Ticket or not, fans ready to party at Mayweather vs Pacquiao

May 02, 2015 - 4:08 PM

Fans from around the United States and the rest of the world descend on Las Vegas showing their dedication with or without a fight ticket

The Filipino fans make no secret about who they're rooting for. Photo by Ryan Songalia

Sold-out, electric arena at #MayPac weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Fans fill up MGM Grand Garden Arena for Pacquiao and Mayweather s pre fight weigh in

Rapper 50 Cent: Mayweather will make Pacquiao pay for mistakes

May 02, 2015 - 2:48 PM

The rapper picks his brother Floyd Mayweather Jr to win against Manny Pacquiao

Dana White wants Pacquiao to win but picks Mayweather

May 02, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Another sports celebrity whose heart is with one boxer but his mind tells him the other will win

ESPN sports analyst: Mayweather will KO Pacquiao

May 02, 2015 - 2:28 PM

Unlike most observers ESPN s Stephen Smith sees Mayweather knocking out Pacquiao

HIGHLIGHTS: Celebrities spotted at Mayweather vs Pacquiao weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 1:11 PM

Rappler rounds up some of the celebrities at the weigh in and asks them whose team they re on

Hardcore fans wait for hours, pay 15 times weigh-in ticket price

May 02, 2015 - 12:39 PM

Weigh ins are usually free but this time organizers charge 10 each for a ticket to control the expected crowd All proceeds go to charity

Roach: Pacquiao really doesn’t like Mayweather

May 02, 2015 - 12:04 PM

Freddie Roach says Floyd Mayweather s years of drug accusations and taunting have reawakened Manny Pacquiao s desire to hurt his opponent

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao stare off a night before they meet in the ring. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

WATCH: Mike Tyson elbows fan at Mayweather vs Pacquiao weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 11:16 AM

One over eager fan forgot Mike Tyson is still The Baddest Man on the Planet

Put your arms around Mike Tyson at your own risk. Screenshot from Facebook video

Pacquiao tested by USADA for 13th time before weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 8:48 AM

Pacquiao has had his blood or urine tested 13 times before Saturday s fight while the number of times Mayweather has been randomly tested remains unknown

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr pose for the fans after Friday's weigh-in. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Mayweather make weight

May 02, 2015 - 7:07 AM

Photos of the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao weigh in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao, Mayweather weigh-in under the limit

May 02, 2015 - 6:28 AM

Both fighters make weight as expected as fans of both fighters cheer wildly in the most hyped weigh in of all time

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao stare off a night before they meet in the ring. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Mayweather vs Pacquiao weigh-in tickets will cost $10

Apr 17, 2015 - 6:56 PM

In an unprecedented move promoters will charge fans 10 to view the Mayweather vs Pacquiao weigh in on the fight s eve

Fans will have to pay to see Manny Pacquiao do this, too. Photo by Jhay Otamias/Rappler

Pacquiao makes weight, Algieri over on first try

Nov 22, 2014 - 8:59 AM

Manny Pacquiao comfortably makes weight but Chris Algieri needed two trips to the scale

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri pose on the stage after the weigh-in. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

#PugadBaboy: Weighing priorities

Oct 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Bradley face-off at weigh-in

Apr 12, 2014 - 8:06 AM

View photos from Friday s weigh in for the Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley rematch in Las Vegas

Pacquiao smiles at Bradley as Bradley jacks his jaw off. Photo by Jhay Otamias/Rappler

VLOG: The Pacquiao-Rios weigh-in

Nov 23, 2013 - 4:40 PM

One day before the fight the Clash In Cotai fighters Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios are weighed in Both need to make the required 147lbs limit

Pacquiao fans worldwide trek to Macau

Nov 23, 2013 - 12:06 PM

Filipino pride swelled at the arena as fans donned Philippine jackets and chanted Manny Pacquiao s name a day before Pacquiao s first fight in Asia since 2006

AVID FANS. Manny Pacquiao fans come to Macau to support his comeback. Photo by Rappler

Pacquiao, Rios make weight for Clash in Cotai

Nov 23, 2013 - 10:02 AM

At 145 and 146 5 pounds respectively Pacquiao and Rios make the weight for their fight on Sunday

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao-Rios weigh-in

Nov 23, 2013 - 6:03 AM

Will Pacquiao and Rios make the prescribed weight for their Clash in Cotai? Find out on Rappler s live blog

Fighters make weight for ONE FC

May 31, 2013 - 9:52 AM

Fighters made weight on the eve of ONE FC: Rise to Power

Pacquiao weighs 147, but Marquez looks most impressive at 143

Dec 08, 2012 - 10:56 AM

Manny Pacquiao weighs in at 147 pounds while Juan Manuel Marquez comes in at 143 in the weigh in before their fourth bout

MMA: Making weight, rivalries and out of cage issues

Aug 31, 2012 - 5:32 PM

A lot of other issues take center stage before fight night that highlight just how difficult it is to be a professional MMA fighter OneFC competitors are no different

HEAVYWEIGHT SHOWDOWN. Things were heated in the weigh-ins between Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski, heat that is sure to intensify in the cage. Joshua Albelda.