Set For IBF Final Eliminator

By Ron Lewis - Anthony Joshua had a 23-pound weight advantage over champion Oleksandr Usyk at Friday's weigh-in for their WBA,

Joshua weighed 244½ pounds, while Usyk weighed 221 pounds 10 ounces as they met on the stage at the field where the battle will occur.

Both made heads spin, with bits of hearsay proposing Joshua would be lighter than last time and Usyk altogether heavier.

For their most memorable gathering in London last September, Joshua scaled 240 pounds, while Uysk was 19 pounds lighter.

Filip Hrgovic scaled 243 pounds for his IBF heavyweight final eliminator against Zhilei Zhang, who came in 34 pounds heavier at 277 pounds.

Callum Smith had a fourth of-a-pound advantage over Mathieu Bauderlique as he scaled 175¾ 

In the mean time, Badou Jack, the 38-year-old previous world super-middleweight and light-heavyweight champion,