In the highly anticipated middleweight world championship bout and the battle for Brooklyn supremacy, WBA middleweight champion Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (30-1, 27 KOs) weighed in at 159.5 pounds and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-0-1, 23 KOs) weighed in at 159 pounds.
Whether they are friends or foes, both fighters had an intense stare down with immense trash talking.
Quillin has struggled making weight in recent bouts, including losing the ability to win the WBO middleweight championship when he came into his bout against Andy Lee over the 160-pound limit.
His last bout against Michael Zerafa had a catch weight of 163 pounds to ensure Quillin would be able to meet the limit and he came in under at 160.
In the Showtime co-featured bout, the WBA featherweight champion from Argentina Jesus Cuellar (27-1, 21 KOs) weighed in at 125.25 pounds. The challenger Jonathan Oquendo (26-4, 16 KOs) from Puerto Rico weighed in at 125.5 pounds.
Showtime Extreme will televise a portion of the exciting undercard beginning at 7:00 pm, EST featuring the return of Chris Algieri to Barclays Center where he pushed Amir Khan to the limit in a unanimous-decision loss back in May.
Long Island’s Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs) and his opponent Erick Bone (16-2, 8 KOs) both weighed in at 145.8 pounds.
Opening up The Showtime Extreme telecast, 2012 US Olympian “Sir” Marcus Browne from Staten Island, NY weighed in 177.4 pounds. His opponent, Mexican Francisco Sierra (27-9-1, 24 KOs) came in above the light heavyweight limit at 183 pounds.
Brown, (16-0, 12 KOs) is considered one of the top American prospects in the light heavyweight division.
The rest of the undercard will be as follows:
In another battle of New York, Will Rosinsky (19-2, 10 KOs) weighed in at 173.6 pounds and his opponent Joe Smith Jr. (19-1, 16 KOs) weighed in at 173.4 pounds.
Heather Hardy (14-0, 3 KOs) weighed in at 127.2 pounds while Noemi Bosques (10-3-2, 2 KOs) weighed in at 122.2 pounds ahead of their rematch.
Former Jr. Middleweight world champion, Brooklyn’s Yuri Foreman (32-2, 9 KOs) weighed in at 153.4 pounds and Lemwood Dozier (9-9-1, 4 KOs) weighed in at 150.2 pounds.
Cruiserweight Luis Garcia, from Cuba (12-0, 9 KOs) weighed in at 187.8 pounds and his opponent Willie Williams (14-10-2, 4 KOs) came in at 184.6 pounds.
John Hernandez (5-1, 1 KO) weighed in at 138.4 pounds and his opponent Jack Grady (0-2-1) weighed in at 140.4 pounds.
Titus Williams (3-0, 2 KOs) weighed in at an even 126 pounds. Emmanuel Castro (2-1, 2KOs) weighed in at 127.2 pounds.
All photos by Esther Lin