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Isaac Dogbe, Javier Chacon ready for the showdown


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Dogbe and opponent

By
Edward Gyasi, GNA

Accra, July 21, GNA
– Ghanaian pound for pound boxer, Isaac Dogbe (16-0-0, 10 KO) and Javier Pablo
Chacon (25-1-3) had their official weigh-in at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra on
Friday.

Both boxers showed
their readiness for the much anticipated bout dubbed ‘Road to Las Vegas, final
eliminator’ at the Bukom Boxing Arena on July 22, 2017.

Chacon 31, stepped
on the sc

By
Edward Gyasi, GNA

Accra, July 21, GNA
– Ghanaian pound for pound boxer, Isaac Dogbe (16-0-0, 10 KO) and Javier Pablo
Chacon (25-1-3) had their official weigh-in at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra on
Friday.

Both boxers showed
their readiness for the much anticipated bout dubbed ‘Road to Las Vegas, final
eliminator’ at the Bukom Boxing Arena on July 22, 2017.

Chacon 31, stepped
on the scale first, weighing 121.1 pounds, just one pound below the
bantamweight limit. Dogbe weighed 121.2 pounds to give the green light for the
final showdown on Saturday night.

With Isaac Dogbe’s
WBO international bantamweight title on the line, this could also be the last
fight for him to get a shot at the world Bantamweight title against Guillermo
Rigondeaux.

Speaking at the
weigh-in, Dogbe cautioned Chacon not to be deceived by his age, saying that, he
is young but smart and talented.

“I want to tell Team
Chacon that I respect them a lot but I am going to discipline him on Saturday.
I am young but I want you to know that I am gifted and smart in the ring”,
Dogbe said.

Javier Pablo Chacon
said he is in Ghana to defeat Dogbe on Saturday, adding that, he is not
necessarily aiming for a knock-out but he knows he is going to be champion come
Saturday.

Isaac Dogbe (16-0-0,
10 KO) is ranked 19th by the World Boxing Association whiles Javier Pablo
Chacon (25-1-3) is ranked 44th. 

GNA


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