Burgin, Sparrow Make Weight For All-Philly Battle

All boxers made weight for the 2017 debut of the hit "Philly Fight Night" series, which will take place Friday evening in front of a record-sized crowd at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Headlining the show, local lightweights Anthony Burgin and Avery Sparrow collide in a scheduled eight-round battle. Burgin (10-2, 2KOs) tipped the scales at a ready 133.1 lbs, while Sparrow (5-1, 3KOs) weighed in at 132.6 lbs.

The evening's co-feature represents the perks that come with taking career risks. Roque Zapata managed a major upset in the 2016 Philly Fight Nights season finale last December, edging out previously unbeaten local super welterweight prospect Isaiah Wise. The 21-year young boxer from Virginia by way of Panama now returns to take on another Philly-proud product as he faces second-generation boxer Fred Jenkins, Jr. in a scheduled six-round chief support

Jenkins Jr. (10-3, 3KOs) weighed 155.2 lbs., slightly heavier than Zapata (2-1-3, 0KOs) who weighed 155 lbs.

Friday's show will stream live on Go Fight Live! (GFL.tv) and will air locally via day on Philadelphia Comcast Sports Net.


Anthony Burgin, 133.1 lbs vs Avery Sparrow, 132.6 lbs - 8 rds, lightweight

Roque Zapata, 155 lbs vs Fred Jenkins Jr., 155.2 lbs - 6 rds, super welterweight

Basyzbek Baratov, 113.3 lbs vs Tyrone Arzneo, 112.4 lbs - 4 rds, flyweight

Tom Washington, Jr., 272.8 lbs vs Cassius Chaney, 241.5 lbs - 6 rds heavyweight

Steven Lopez, 111.5 lbs vs Ernesto Almodovar, 112.9 lbs - 4 rds, flyweight

Jospeh Adorno, 132.5 lbs vs Marco Ocano, 131.5 lbs - 4 rds, super featherweight

Victor Padilla, 135.4 lbs vs Carlos Castillo, 134.4 lbs - 4 rds, lightweight

Jeffrey Wright, 155.8 lbs vs Isaiah Wise, 154.4 lbs - 6 rds, super welterweight

Crystian Pequero, 122.3 lbs vs Alonzo Davis, 123 lbs - 4 rds, super bantamweight

Mike Rodriguez, 169.5 lbs vs Chris Thomas, 166.8 lbs - 4 rds, super middleweight

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