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Friday, October 15, 2021

Cletus Seldin Makes Weight

Junior welterweight Cletus Seldin made weight ahead of his clash tomorrow against William Silva at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Seldin came in at 139.4 pounds. Silva weighed in at 139. Those weights are par for the course for both men compared to their recent fights.

Seldin, nicknamed the “Hebrew Hammer,” was an athlete in high school but didn’t start boxing until he was 22 years old. While makes the rounds with the media in the build up to this fight, Seldin often told a hilarious story about walking into a boxing gym for the first time.

It was a tough gym, and Cletus noticed a bucket of used mouthpieces. He thought to himself, “What is going on here?” Then he saw guys reaching in and just grabbing a random mouthpiece, sliding it in, and biting down. “It was wild!” Cletus recalled.

Silva, a 34 year old native of Brazil, holds a significant height advantage over the 35 year old New Yorker. But Seldin is much stronger. Here is The JBB’s preview of the scheduled ten round affair. The fight will be shown on Fite TV and promoted by Triller.

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