Anthony Joshua Set To Make History As He Weighs In Ahead Of Joseph Parker Heavyweight Showdown

Nigeria’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker weighed in for their title unifier in Cardiff – with both the unbeaten champions coming in significantly lighter than for their preceding fights.Joshua, at 17 st 4lbs, was down almost 12 lbs from when he beat Carlos Takam last autumn while Parker, coming in at 16 st 12 lbs, has shed almost 9 lbs since defeating Hughie Fury. Joshua looked magnificent and says he feels it: ‘Taking that bit of weight off makes this fight a little easier.’Joshua Added that ‘when I go back years ago and watch boxing you see fighters drop to their knees crying when they win world titles and I have never really done that,’ Joshua said. ‘But I think this will be a real emotional time as we are creating history. If I secure this win we are on to make history late 2018.’Photo Credit: Getty

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