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make weight

Sports To weigh within the limits stipulated for an athletic contest.
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Corrales was trying to find some way to lose five pounds so he could make weight for his scheduled title defense against Joel Casamayor last Saturday at Mandalay Bay.
I would waste so much energy trying to make weight last year, it would leave me empty.
People have said how well I look and said I don't even look like I'm having to make weight for a fight.
Shaw is seeking a total of $21,950,000 for he and his fighter, Diego Corrales, because Castillo didn't make weight for what was supposed to be the third fight between the two June 3 in Las Vegas.
Although he took a clear 40-37 points win over the four rounds, ''Punch'' admits he made hard work of the contest and says having to make weight on fight night left him struggling for energy.
On Thursday, during a conference call, Corrales reiterated what he said after he was knocked out in October - in his mind, Castillo never wanted to make weight.