High noon weigh-in for Hartlepool boxer Peter Cope and title rival John Green

PUBLIC WEIGH-IN: Peter Cope
PUBLIC WEIGH-IN: Peter Cope

PETER Cope will weigh in at high noon on Saturday ahead of his Northern Area title shoot-out with Middlesbrough’s John Green.

The Hartlepool fighter faces the unbeaten Middlesbrough boxer for the vacant lightweight championship on Sunday in South Shields.

But first, the rivals will meet 24 hours were earlier after details of the title weigh-in were announced.

The fighters will get on the scales at noon on Saturday at Temple Park, the venue for Sunday’s showdown.

This bout is the chief support contest on the Wraith Promotions event entitled ‘Winner Takes It All’.

South Shields hero Anthony ‘Babyface’ Nelson takes Leeds fighter Terry Broadbent for the vacant super-flyweight championship in the headline fight.

Members of the public are invited to the weigh-in.