Might 14th, 2021
Christopher Lovejoy shocked the room on the scales on the undefeated American heavyweight piled out seventy kilos from his final outing.
In opposition to Misael Sanchez in January 2020, Lovejoy weighed 236 kilos. This time round, he was unbelievably over 300.
Charr got here in at 245 kilos.
The heavyweight conflict between Mahmoud Charr and Lovejoy will go forward as deliberate regardless of last-minute query marks over the combat.
WBN contacted organizers ECB Boxing on Thursday as studies surfaced there could possibly be an issue after earlier protests from Don King.
The Corridor of Famer promoter claimed Lovejoy was nonetheless beneath contract. ECB Boxing’s Fynn Schroeder dominated out points.
“Sure, the combat is occurring on Saturday in Cologne,” Schroeder solely advised World Boxing Information.
He added: “Every thing’s superb. Don King is just not concerned within the occasion.”
ECB Boxing launched an announcement as Lovejoy got here in at a whopping 306 kilos, his heaviest since 2017.
On Saturday, the time has come. Within the Baaden sports activities studio in Cologne, the WBA world champion, Mahmoud Charr, returns to the ring after a three-and-a-half-year break.
The 36-year-old heavyweight will face the hitherto undefeated American Christopher Lovejoy (19 fights, 19 wins, 19 knockouts).
A dangerous take a look at for Charr. He desires to make his mark once more after his lengthy break within the prime class in boxing.
BILDplus will broadcast the occasion stay from 8 p.m. within the stream. Diamond Boy Promotion units this up the co-operation with Don Pedro Leisure and EC Boxing.
After Charr and Lovejoy stood head to head for the primary time on the press convention on Monday, they met once more in the course of the weighing on the Lodge Lindner in Cologne.
If Lovejoy had refused to shake arms with the “Diamondboy” at the start of the week, this time, he acquired up shut and pushed his opponent on the confrontation.
However there have been no additional disputes.
Earlier than that, the boxers had been nonetheless on the scales. After the lengthy break, Charr offered himself with a befitting 111.5 kg, whereas Lovejoy even recorded 139.0 kg as a combating weight.
Now the athletes have to make use of the previous few hours sensibly to move their optimum efficiency into the ring on the night of the combat.
The outcomes of the official weighing:
Heavyweight – 12 rounds
Mahmoud Charr (111,5 kg) vs. Christopher Lovejoy (139,0 kg)
Heavyweight – 10 rounds
Victor Faust (107.8 kg) vs. Jacek Piatek (118.5 kg)
Heavyweight – 8 rounds
Christian Hammer (112,2 kg) vs. Patryk Kowoll (113,5 kg)
Tremendous light-weight – 8 laps
Volkan Gökcek (63.4 kg) vs. Giorgi Mtchedlidze (shall be weighed on the day of the combat)
Gentle Heavyweight – 8 rounds
Mohammed Bekdash (79.2 kg) vs. Mindia Nozadze (shall be weighed on the day of the combat)
Gentle Heavyweight – 4 rounds
Branimir Malenica (78.4 kg) vs. Norbert Magyar (79.2 kg)