World Boxing Association

Fletcher and Jacobs ready for their title fight in Brooklyn

By Hilmar Rojas Erazo 08/08/2014

Fletcher and Jacobs ready for their title fight in Brooklyn

Fletcher and Jacobs ready for their title fight in Brooklyn

The star of this Saturday World Boxing Association middleweight 160 lbs title fight, Jarrod Fletcher and Daniel Jacobs met at the weighing carried out this Friday afternoon in New York.

Fletcher, second on the WBA 160 lbs ladder, weighed 159,25 while Jacobs, number 3 marked 159,5 to leave everything ready for this Saturday fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The New York Athletic Commission appointed Michael Griffin as the referee of the fight, and as judges will be Adelaide Byrd (USA), Nelson Vázquez (PR) and Glenn Feldman (USA). WBA supervisor will be Renzo Bagnariol.

In the same program, there will be a non-title fight between the WBA super Champion Danny García, who marked 141.75, against Rod Salka who weighed in at 141 lbs.