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Anthony Joshua weighs in 11 kilograms heavier than Alexander Povetkin

Britain’s Anthony Joshua, left, and Russia’s Alexander Povetkin, right, shake hands during the weigh-in at the Business Design Centre in London, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin are due to fight for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight title in a boxing match on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Wembley stadium. (Frank Augstein / Associated Press)
Britain’s Anthony Joshua, left, and Russia’s Alexander Povetkin, right, shake hands during the weigh-in at the Business Design Centre in London, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin are due to fight for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight title in a boxing match on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Wembley stadium. (Frank Augstein / Associated Press)
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LONDON – Anthony Joshua has weighed in about 11 kilograms heavier than Alexander Povetkin ahead of their heavyweight title fight in London.

Joshua, the IBF, WBA and WBO belt-holder, weighed in at 111.6 kilograms (246 pounds), slightly more than for his most recent fight against Joseph Parker in March.

Povetkin was 100.7 kilograms (222 pounds).

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