Tyson Fury has weighed in at 19st 10lbs for his comeback battle with Sefer Seferi after seeing his weight balloon to 27st throughout his interval of inactivity.
It comes after Fury (25-Zero 18 KOs) shed an enormous quantity of weight forward of his comeback to boxing, displaying off a leaner physique as he got here onto the scales.
After the formalities of the weigh in have been full, Fury hoisted opponent Seferi, who tipped the scales at 15st 2oz — 4st 9lbs lighter than his oppoenent — into the air, cradling him into his arms.
Seferi (23-1, 21 KOs) returned the favour, however may barely carry the previous WBA-WBO-IBF champion off the bottom.
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Fury, 28, although, remains to be a lot heavier than he got here in for his victory over Wladmiir Klitschko the place he weighed in at 17st 8lbs.
Seferi, 39, who has solely fought as soon as at heavyweight throughout his profession, can be considerably shorter than Fury and can have a notable attain drawback when he steps into the ring on Saturday night time.
Fury, who has predicted a fifth spherical stoppage of his opponent, will tackle Seferi on the Manchester Area on June 9 and insists that it will likely be a harmful battle.
“Seferi is a good fighter and he’s a dangerous puncher. He’s in a good shape and is a good looking man. He will be coming to knock me out,” Fury stated at Tuesday’s press convention.
“I may have picked somebody loads simpler than Seferi and gone one spherical and knocked him out.
“However I have been out 1000 days so I want rounds. I do know Seferi is hard like his brother [fellow cruiserweight Nuri]. He is powerful, sturdy and goes to come back ahead to win.”