Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev almost come to blows at weigh-in (video)
Nigerian born British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua almost came to blows with Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev at their weigh-in on Friday, December 12th.
Joshua holds the boxing heavyweight IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO titles.
Joshua faces Pulev his mandatory IBF challenger on Saturday, December 12th
At the weigh-in, Anthony Joshua weighed 240.8lbs while Kubrat Pulev weighed 239.7lbs
Joshua came into the fight against Pulev 3.8lbs heavier than for Andy Ruiz Jr rematch (237lbs) last year.
Speaking about the clash with Kubrat Pulev at the weigh-in, Joshua said “I’ve seen so many fighters talk a load of rubbish, then they get slapped up. That don’t really intimidate me. I would’ve just clapped him in his jaw there and then, but I’ve got to do it tomorrow.”
Watch the clash between Joshua and Pulev at the weigh-in below
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