HBO Boxing Weigh-in Results: Klitschko, Fury Almost Identical

By Mike Sloan Nov 27, 2015
The final hurdle for one of the most anticipated heavyweight showdowns is over as undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Tyson Fury will finally lock horns. The two will meet Saturday in Dusseldorf, Germany, at Espirit Arena and fight fans in America will be able to watch the contest live on HBO beginning at 4:45 p.m. ET/1:45 p.m. PT.

Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) was the first to the scale and the 6-foot-9 Manchester native looked magnificent. He officially clocked in at 247 pounds.

Klitschko, the defending WBO, IBF and WBA champion looked chiseled as well as the 6-foot-6 Ukrainian came slightly lighter than his rival. Klitschko (64-3, 53 KOs) tipped the scale at 245.8 pounds.

The two faced off and it became intense as neither man would budge; the staredown lasted a reported 72 seconds before the two massive men had to be separated.


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