In advance of Saturday’s clash of Olympic gold medalists in Moscow, RING, IBF, WBA and WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko weighed 241.6 pounds compared to 225.75 pounds for unbeaten rival Alexander Povetkin on Friday.
Klitschko (60-3, 51 knockouts) is in pursuit of his 19th straight victory and his 14th stoppage win during that stretch against Povetkin (26-0, 18 KOs), a 34-year-old winner of Olympic gold for Russia in 2004.
The fight will be broadcast live on HBO at 3:30 p.m. ET.
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