Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev have weighed in and things got testy.
Joshua and Pulev are set to collide on Saturday, December 12. Joshua is the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO Heavyweight Champion. He’ll defend all of his gold inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. Fans will be allowed in attendance at a reduced capacity of 1,000.
Joshua and Pulev tipped the scales ahead of fight night. “AJ” weighed in at 240.8 pounds, while Pulev clocked in at 239.7 pounds. Things got a bit tense between Joshua and Pulev during the staredown.
Here’s what transpired (via Matchroom Boxing).
FACE OFF 👀 #JoshuaPulev
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— Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) December 11, 2020
After the confrontation, Joshua had the following to say to Sky Sports.
“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.”
Here are the rest of the Joshua vs. Pulev weigh-in results.
Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev Weigh-in Results
Anthony Joshua (240.8) vs. Kubrat Pulev (239.7)
Lawrence Okolie (199.8) vs. Nikodem Jezewski (199.7)
Hughie Fury (247.3) vs. Mariusz Wach (274.35)
Martin Bakole (251.4) vs. Sergey Kuzmin (258.45)
Kieron Conway (160) vs. Macaulay McGowan (158.45)
Florian Marku (146.95) vs. Jamie Stewart (145.9)
Qais Ashfa (124.2) vs. Ashley Lane (122.4)