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Center stage, welterweight weigh-in showdown

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) – The weigh-in is one of our most explicit but inexplicable sports traditions, a parade of boxers in nothing but briefs.

The public is sometimes adamant that fighters pick on someone their own size, so we insist they publicly do something we are afraid to do privately. The two competitors’ step on the scale and tell the truth in convincing fashion.

8 News Now Sports Anchor Jon Tritsch has the story.