Joshua vs Pulev: Anthony Joshua points to Kubrat Pulev in a heated exchange at the weigh-in | Boxing News

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Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev exchanged angry words in a heated confrontation

Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev exchanged angry words in a heated confrontation

Anthony Joshua pointed to Kubrat Pulev’s face in an angry exchange of words during the weigh-in for their world heavyweight title fight.

The British WBA, IBF and WBO champion responded to Pulev’s taunts, even before he tipped the scales at 17 pounds for Saturday’s fight at SSE Arena in Wembley, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Security intervened between Joshua and the Bulgarian challenger, who weighed 17 pounds, but the two fighters then found themselves embroiled in a heated showdown before finally being separated on stage.

Joshua exchanged words with Pulev before stepping on the scales

Joshua exchanged words with Pulev before stepping on the scales

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“I would have hit him in the jaw, just then,” Joshua said. Sky Sports.

“But I have to wait until tomorrow.

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Joshua rejected Pulev’s attempts to intimidate him in heated weigh-in

Joshua rejected Pulev’s attempts to intimidate him in heated weigh-in

“I know what he looks like. I studied it. He thinks he’s a warrior.

“I told him, ‘Don’t let the guys you fought gas you, you’re up against a real one now.’

“When people come into the ring with me, they are confident. After a few turns, their soul is destroyed. Once I see this, I can take it out.

“We are big boys. We hit hard. The first man to land will be the last man standing. ”

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Pulev says he enjoyed his pre-fight showdown with Joshua

Pulev says he enjoyed his pre-fight showdown with Joshua

Joshua was slightly heavier than the 16th 13 pounds he weighed for his win over Andy Ruiz Jr last December, while Pulev was nine pounds lighter than in his last fight against Rydell Booker.

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Watch Joshua vs Pulev on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Box Office, from 6pm. Book it via your Sky remote or book it online here. Even if you don’t have Sky TV, you can book and watch it here.



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