Miguel Berchelt-Jeremiah Nakathila weigh-in report

Miguel Berchelt appears much fresher.

The last time the Mexican veteran stepped on a scale, which was 13 months ago when he suffered a brutal 10th-round knockout defeat to Oscar Valdez, Berchelt was the epitome of a dead man standing.

The 30-year-old was a completely different man today. Berchelt, a former WBC junior lightweight champion, officially weighed at the lightweight limit of 135 pounds for his 10-round, ESPN-televised fight Saturday night against Jeremiah Nakathila.

Namibia's Nakathila, who also moved up from 130-pounds, tipped the scales at 133.6 pounds. The 32-year-old is one fight removed from his 12-round unanimous decision defeat to two-division world champion Shakur Stevenson (17-0, 9 KOs) last June 12 at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

The ESPN telecast is set to start at 10 p.m. ET.

In the opener, it will be an all-Mexican showdown. Jose Enrique Vivas (21-1, 11 KOs), 125.8 pounds, will face Eduardo Baez (20-2-2, 7 KOs), 126.6 pounds, in a 10-round featherweight fight.

Six bouts on the card will be streamed on ESPN+ beginning at 6:45 p.m. ET; 3:45 p.m. PT.

Puerto Rico's Carlos Caraballo (14-1, 14 KOs), 120 pounds, takes on Mexico's Luis Saavedra (9-6, 3 KOs), 120 pounds, in a 10-round bout between 122-pounders.

Cleveland's Tiger Johnson (2-0, 1 KO), 142 pounds, squares off against Argentina's Sebastian Chaves (5-3, 2 KOs), 143.2 pounds, in a scheduled six-round welterweight affair.

New York's Josue Vargas (19-2, 9 KOs), 142 pounds, will look to bounce back from a brutal loss to Jose Zepeda against Argentina's Nicolas Demario (15-5-3, 9 KOs), 141.6 pounds, in a slated eight-round welterweight contest.

Georgia's Haven Brady Jr. (5-0, 3 KOs), 127 pounds, will fight Chile's Jose Argel (8-2, 2 KOs), 126.6 pounds, in a six-round barnburner between 130-pounders.

Cleveland's Dante Benjamin Jr. (1-0, 1 KO), 173.6 pounds, will look to add another victory in his sophomore pro bout against Kansas' own Kevin Johnson (2-0, 1 KO), 174.4 pounds, in a four-round affair between light heavyweights.

In another all-Mexican bout, Arturo Cardenas (2-0, 2 KOs), 122.4 pounds, will square off against Juan Hernandez Martinez (2-0, 2 KOs), 123.6 pounds, in a scheduled four-round featherweight clash.

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