Josh Taylor weighs in SIX POUNDS lighter than Teofimo Lopez ahead of their Madison Square showdown
Josh Taylor has weighed in six pounds lighter than death-threatening world title challenger Teofimo Lopez, who scaled exactly at the 140 lb light-welter limit.
The odds on a huge Tartan Tornado victory shortened still further with this proof of his hard training and prime fitness.
Lopez, who is coming up a division to seek a world title at a second weight, looked less finely tuned and may have had more difficulty making the weight.
The hostility between the two was still evident on this eve of battle in the Hulu Theatre at the fabled Madison Square arena.
Saturday's title bout marks Taylor's first return to the ring since his controversial victory overEngland's Jack Catterall almost 16 months ago.