Haskins and Iwasa make weight ahead of world title clash

12th June 2015

Lee Haskins and Ryosuke Iwasa weighed comfortably inside the bantamweight limit this afternoon in Bristol ahead of their IBF Interim World Bantamweight Title fight tomorrow night (live on Channel 5 from 10pm).

Japanese star Iwasa was first on the scales and recorded an official weight of 8 stone 6lbs and a quarter. Home favourite Haskins, meanwhile, was bang on the bantamweight limit of 8 stone 6lbs.

In the chief support contest, Leeds’ British champion Bob Ajisafe weighed 12 stone 7lbs, while his opponent Daniel Wanyonyi of Kenya weighed 12 stone 4lbs. The pair contest the Commonwealth light-heavyweight title, live on Spike TV (channel 160).


*** Lee Haskins and Ryosuke Iwasa fight for the vacant IBF Interim World Bantamweight Title and Bob Ajisafe and Daniel Wanyonyi fight for the vacant Commonwealth light-heavyweight title on June 13 at Bristol’s Action Indoor Sports Arena. For tickets, please contact the Ticketline Box Office on 0844 888 4402 or Sanigar Events on 0117 949 6699 ***

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