Joshua Outweighs Povetkin By 24 Pounds

Anthony Joshua walked into Friday’s weigh-in confidently and significantly bigger than his opponent Alexander Povetkin.

Joshua would tip the scales at 246 pounds, the second highest he’s weighed coming into a championship fight, behind his career making win over Wladimir Klitschko. Povetkin would onto the scales at only 222 pounds, which Joshua claims may give the Russian an edge against him.

“He’s going to be quick, going to be fast, so I’ll put on my dancing shoes and be fast with my feet,” Joshua told Sky Sports.

“I’m a physical, strong guy, who knows how to box.”

Povetkin came in lighter than his last opponent, David Price in March on the undercard of Joshua’s win over Joseph Parker and told Sky Sports that he’s feeling good heading into September 22nd.

“I’m very happy about the weight difference, I feel great,” he told Sky Sports.

“I actually live very calmly with not much excitement, I’m ready. The very least I will do is give everything I have.

Quotes Via: SKY Sports

 

 

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