Pulse.ng logo
Go

Anthony Joshua Vs Joseph Parker Boxers weigh in lighter for unified bout

Joshua and Parker will on Saturday, March 31 clash in a unified bout at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

  • Published:
Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker play Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker weigh in lighter for unified bout (Kevin Quigley/Daily Mail)

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker weighed in for their unified heavyweight title bout and were significantly lighter than for their respective last fights.

Joshua and Parker will on Saturday, March 31 clash in a unified bout at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Joshua will have to defend his WBA and IBF titles while Parker is bringing his WBO belt to the fight.

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker play Joshua and Parker have lost weight ahead of their fight (AFP/Getty Images)

 

Ahead of the bout, both fights weighed in for their title unifier and Joshua was at 17 st 4lbs, almost 12 lbs down from when he beat Carlos Takam in October 2017.

Parker weighed in at 16 st 12 lbs, 9 lbs less than when he beat Hughie Fury in September 2017.

Anthony Joshua play Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker weigh in lighter for unified bout (Kieran McManus/BPI/REX/Shutterstock)

 

Taking that bit of weight off makes this fight a little easier,” Joshua said.

The boxers also did the ceremonial final stare down after their weigh in.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.

X
Advertisement