GOOD MORNING FIGHT FANS
Are you ready?
Tonight at Tottenham Stadium, Anthony Joshua defends his heavyweight world titles against cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk.
The ring walk is expected at around 10pm after a full undercard of British talent.
Joshua hit the scales at the same 17st 2lbs (240lbs) he battered Kubrat Pulev at in December.
And Usyk, 34, reached his career highest of 15st 8lbs (221lbs) leaving 19lbs between them.
Usyk has been warned ‘it’s only a matter of time’ before Joshua imposes his size to break down the masterful challenger.
Helping AJ prepare with slick southpaw sparring have been Australian Demsey McKean and German Shokran Parwani.
Both have given their insight to SunSport, predicting a slow burner as Joshua, 31, gradually makes his presence known, before closing the show towards the backend.
McKean, 30, said: “I think AJ gets the later round stoppage, in the later rounds. He has to break him down a bit first.
“He’s the biggest heavyweight going so I think it’s only a matter of time until he breaks him down and gets the stoppage win.”
And Parwani, 29, added: “My fight prediction is I think AJ will stop him at the end of the rounds.
“He is conditioned for 15 rounds, he’s sparred guys, six guys, different attributes, different styles, different techniques.”