Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye have weighed in ahead of their showdown at the Imtech Arena in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday.
Wladimir Klitschko weighed in at 243 pounds with David Haye coming in at 213 pounds.
Wladimir Klitschko is coming in much trimmer than his last fight against Samuel Peter on November 9th, 2010 where he had hit a career-high weight of 247 pounds.
David Haye was above the light 210.5 pounds he weighed for the Audley Harrison fight on November 13th, 2010.
David Haye is coming in much lighter than his opponent with Wladimir Klitschko retaining a good 30-pound advantage. Both fighters looked trim, ripped and ready to go.
Obviously Haye is going for speed. Wladimir Klitschko looks like he is going to be quite mobile as well; the lesser weight being a benefit for him in movement rather than overall power.
Haye has been heavy before. Against John Ruiz he weighed in at a career-high 222 pounds. It didn't seem to cause him much trouble in that fight, but the Hayemaker has clearly chosen to stay trim rather than bulky.
The weigh in itself was boisterous and hostile as was expected from both fighters. The pre-fight stare-down almost resulted in a scuffle, but both fighters did not look as if they had been unnerved by the other.
Not much longer to go now and both fighters will retire to their respective camps in final preparation for the biggest heavyweight clash for years.
Fight night is almost here.
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