Britain's Tyson Fury weighed in 19 kilograms heavier than champion Deontay Wilder as the two heavyweights prepare for their much-anticipated WBC title rematch in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Wilder and Fury fought to a dramatic draw after 12 rounds at the Los Angeles Staples Center in 2018, but both men have gained considerable weight from their original meeting.
Brit Fury, who is unbeaten in 30 fights, tipped the scales at 123.8kgs (273 pounds) - a gain of 7.5kgs (17 pounds) from the first meeting.
"I've been holding that weight for the last two months of training camp and sparring every day with it - 273 pounds of pure British beef," said Fury.
The 35-year-old American Wilder, who is unbeaten in 42 fights with 41 knockouts , also increased to a career-high 104.7kgs (231 pounds) after weighing 97kgs (214 pounds) in LA.
"At the end of the day, we're heavyweights so it really doesn't matter, because I've been underweight for pretty much my entire career," said Wilder when asked about the career milestone weight.
"I don't care about weight but I'm in a better state and a better mind than last time."
Wilder added that Fury's weight is more of a disadvantage going into the American's 11th title defence as the holder of the WBC belt since 2015.
"I've always had to fight bigger guys," Wilder said.
"That's just only going to slow him down so bring it on! I'm not worried about his weight. I'm telling you, don't blink."
Because of a melee at the press conference on Wednesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), the board which sanctioned the bout, prohibited any face-offs between the two fighters.
"It's no secret that I want a knockout against Wilder and by the way he looked on stage, he looks like a scared p***y to me," Fury said.
Instead, the two boxers stood at a distance on stage, with Fury pointing and screaming expletives at his rival and Wilder retaliating with similar wording.
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