Photos: AJ, Usyk weigh-in, face-off ahead of Saturday clash

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Photos: AJ, Usyk weigh-in, face-off ahead of Saturday clash

Ahead of their heavyweight match on Saturday, Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk went face to face in an intense stare-down.

The face-off followed the weigh-in and unveiling of musclebound physiques for their world heavyweight title fight.

Joshua weighed a solid 17st 2lbs (240lbs) while Usyk was at his heaviest ever at 15st 11lbs (221lbs).

After the face-off, they each flexed their muscles and paid tribute to each other’s physiques.

AJ paying tribute to Usyk's body
AJ paying tribute to Usyk’s body
Usyk paying tribute to AJ’s body

On Thursday, Anthony Joshua expressed confidence during a press conference that he would defeat Usyk on Saturday.

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“…I can out-box him, of course, I can. And I can out-strength him.

“You have to have a bit of aggression, boxing skill, head movement. There is not just one factor that determines a fight.

AJ and Usyk during their last face-off ahead of Saturday
AJ and Usyk during their last face-off ahead of Saturday

“Obviously we have our go-to – our strength. I will use my strengths,” he said.

They fight on Saturday at the Tottenham stadium with undercard action starting by 6 pm and ringwork for the main bout would begin at 10:10 pm.