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Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev in heated weigh-in conflict after Bulgarian’s group taunt indignant champion who fires again


Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev unexpectedly clashed on the weigh in earlier than their heavyweight title struggle on Friday.

Members from the Bulgarian heavyweight’s group taunted because the champion stepped onto the scales, upsetting a response.

The Brit was far from happy with the Bulgarian’s conduct

The Brit was removed from proud of the Bulgarian’s conduct

Joshua seemingly instructed Pulev to inform his group to relax, however the challenger refused to take this recommendation on board.

They then clashed in a fiery face off which AJ walked away from, solely to return twice as they continued to speak to 1 one other for a number of minutes.

“That’s simply how we’re, innit?” Joshua mentioned in response to Sky.

“He come speaking loads of garbage. I don’t wanna swear on TV, however he spoke loads of garbage.

“Simply again your self, actually. That’s all it’s.”

Their war of words continued after Joshua stepped off stage

Their disagreement continued after Joshua stepped off stage

When requested what he mentioned in response, AJ replied: “I don’t actually wanna repeat that on dwell TV.

“A few years I’ve been watching boxing and I’ve seen so many fighters discuss a load of garbage, then they get slapped up.

“That’s simply him doing what fighters do. Until you examine boxing, that kind of stuff would intimidate somebody, however that don’t actually intimidate me.

“Are you aware what it’s? I’d’ve simply clapped him in his jaw there after which, however I’ve obtained to do it tomorrow.”

Joshua wanted Pulev’s camp to calm down

Joshua wished Pulev’s camp to relax

As for the weigh-in itself, got here in at a comparatively mild 240.8lbs.

It is a decrease quantity than for all of his world title fights, besides the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch final December.

In the meantime Pulev scaled 239.7lbs with each males wanting in spectacular situation.


Observe Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev on talkSPORT.com on Saturday night time.





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