Easter, Barthelemy make weight, stare at each other

001 Robert Easter Jr x Randes Barthelemy.0 - Easter, Barthelemy make weight, stare at each other

Tomorrow night’s Showtime card is set, and these fighters are all looking at each other.

Saturday night’s Showtime Boxing: Special Edition tripleheader is good to go, with four fighters making weight and two heavyweights also weighing in.

In the main event, former titleholders Robert Easter Jr (21-1, 14 KO) and Rances Barthelemy (27-1, 14 KO) will fight for the vacant WBA “world” lightweight title. Easter came in at 133¾, with Barthelemy at the limit of 135.

Up above, you can see them staring at one other.

Viktor Postol (30-2, 12 KO) will meet Mohamed Mimoune (21-2, 2 KO) in a WBC eliminator at 140 pounds, for a shot at the belt currently held by Jose Ramirez. Postol weighed in at 139½, with Mimoune at 138½. Here they are staring at one another:

011 Viktor Postol x Mohamed Mimoune - Easter, Barthelemy make weight, stare at each otherEsther Lin/SHOWTIME

The opener will be a heavyweight bout set for 10 rounds between Nigerian power punching prospect Efe Ajagba (9-0, 8 KO) and Germany’s Michael Wallisch (19-1, 12 KO). Ajagba weighed in at 241, with Wallisch at 242½. Here’s a photo of them staring at one another:

017 Efe Ajagba x Michael Wallisch - Easter, Barthelemy make weight, stare at each otherEsther Lin/SHOWTIME

The Showtime card starts Saturday night at 10:00 pm ET. Bad Left Hook will have live coverage.

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