Australian boxer endures initial scare after clocking above the limit, despite taking off his clothes
Jeff Horn has managed to stimulate the load on his second assault for his mandatory WBO welterweight championship defence against Terence Crawford.
Horn clocked in at precisely 147 pounds( 66.67 kg)- right on the limit- at the weigh-in on Saturday morning( AEST) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, where the bout will take place.
Earlier, Horn clocked in at 148 pounds( 67.13 kg) at the weigh-in. He then stripped naked and was at 147.5 pounds( 66.9 kg)- still over the 147 pound( 66.67 kg) welterweight restraint. He was then committed one hour to come under that number.
He eventually constructed it- much to the comfort of his shocked camp- and will now take on Crawford on Sunday( AEST ).
Crawford had no such heavines bothers, tipping the scale of assessments at 146.6 pounds( 66.45 kg ), ahead of what will be his first engage in this disagreement, having triumphed claims in two other weight classes.
On Friday, Horn appeared to be even more self-confident of victory after finally encountering Crawford in the flesh and shrugging off his efforts to haras the Australian.
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