Joe Joyce and Joseph Parker have each weighed-in at their profession heaviest for his or her hotly-anticipated heavyweight bout.
New Zealander Parker got here in at 255.35lbs whereas Joyce hit 271.4lbs forward of his house combat in entrance of a UK viewers.
The 2 will collide on the AO Enviornment in Manchester on September 24, with the conflict reside on talkSPORT.
Joyce is ranked because the world’s no.1 heavyweight challenger by the WBO with Parker simply behind, and the undefeated 14-0 Brit was in a assured temper.
“I’m able to go, able to combat, that is the final evening’s sleep after which I get up and it’s combat day,” he stated at weigh-in.
“I’m simply going to stay with my weapons and say seven or eight [round knockout].”
Parker, who at 30 is seven years Joyce’s junior, has tacked on the kilos after back-to-back wins over Derek Chisora in 2021.
Explaining the choice, he stated: “I believe much like my final combat, I used to be fairly heavy for the second Chisora combat however I believe it is a profession excessive for me.
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“With the final efficiency with Chisora I felt good, heavy, and I felt stronger and nonetheless had the stamina to go 12 rounds.
“This time I’ve performed issues higher and I’m nonetheless heavy so I’m trying ahead to getting within the ring.
“A variety of talks been performed now, a whole lot of belongings you say earlier than the combat however you may’t wait to get in there and deal with enterprise.”
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