Video: William Zepeda, Jaime Arboleda make weight for fight on Saturday

William Zepeda and Jaime Arboleda on Friday made weight for their lightweight fight Saturday at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas (DAZN).

Zepeda weighed 134.2 pounds, .8 below the division limit. Arboleda came in at 134.6.

Zepeda (27-0, 23 KOs) is a rising star. The 26-year-old Mexican is coming off a break-through victory in October, easily outpointing former 130-pound champ Joseph Diaz Jr.

Arboleda (19-2, 14 KOs) is a 28-year-old Panamanian who is based in Miami. He last fought in August, when he outpointed Jhonatan Arenas. That was his third consecutive victory since he was stopped by Chris Colbert in 2020.

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Here are the weights for the other featured fights:

  • Diego De La Hoya (126) vs. Victor Morales (125.4), featherweights.

  • Fredrick Lawson (149) vs. Esteban Villalobos (152), junior middleweights.


William Zepeda fighting to claim place among best 135-pounders

Fight Week: Rising 135-pounder William Zepeda to return against Jaime Arboleda

Story originally appeared on Boxing Junkie