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Joshua Weighs-In Heavier than Johnson

The weigh-in for the eagerly awaited heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson took place at the O2 Arena this lunchtime.

Joshua, looking in perfect condition, scaled 17 stone 10 pounds whilst Johnson, who was roundly booed by those boxing fans in attendance, came in at 16 stone and 1 pound.

Naturally, Johnson couldn’t stop himself from another verbal attack on Joshua with the brash American remarking,

“He's nothing but a grown man in a diaper - I will expose that to the world.'

With Joshua replying,

“He put his hand on my heart and says he can feel it.

'He is confident but it gives me the opportunity to break him down and show what I am made of.

'I am not fazed by it. I want to punch his head and get the victory.'


There may not be a world title at stake but this fight has just as much interest in it as the ones involving Kell Brook, Lee Selby and Kevin Mitchell.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 29 2015

Time: 2:27PM

 

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