IBF heavyweight world champion Charles Martin and British challenger Anthony Joshua weighed in this afternoon for Saturdays big fight at the O2 Arena in London.

Martin came in at 17st, 7lbs a pound lighter than Joshua who was 17st, 6lbs on the scales.

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Both looked relaxed and were smiling as they went head to head for the final time before they meet in the ring.image“Im taking my belt home with me, I just won it and I’ve not stopped having fun with it yet. “I’m ready, I live for moments like this.” said the confident American champion.

Joshua admitted he gets butterflies in anticipation of the fight but the challenger was confident he would be victorious and the belt would be staying with him in the UK.

“I see myself outclassing him.” said Joshua. “I’m 100%, no 110% this fight ends in a knockout.”martin-joshua tale of the tape

[sam id=”1″ codes=”true”]imageRUNNING ORDER (SUBJECT TO CHANGE) AND WEIGHTS

5pm 6 x 3 mins Featherweight contest
KAMIL LASZCZYK (9st 1lb 8oz) v IGNAC KASSAI (9st 1lb 6oz)

(Poland) (Hungary)

5.20pm 6 x 3 mins Super-Welterweight contest
TED CHEESEMAN (10st 13lb 7oz) v MARIO PETROV (10st 13lb 3oz)

(Bermondsey) (Mitcham)

6.05pm 10 x 3 mins Vacant English Lightweight title
OHARA DAVIES (9st 8lbs 9oz) v ANDY KEATES (9st 8lbs 2oz)

(Hackney) (Leek)

Followed by

12 x 3 mins Vacant IBF Inter-Continental Middleweight title

MATTHEW MACKLIN (11st 5lbs 7oz) v BRIAN ROSE (11st 5lbs 5oz)

(Birmingham) (Blackpool)

Followed by
12 x 3 mins WBA World Bantamweight title

JAMIE McDONNELL (8st 5lbs 6oz) v FERNANDO VARGAS (8st 5lbs 9oz) second attempt

(Doncaster) (Mexico)

Followed by
12 x 3 mins IBF World Featherweight title

LEE SELBY (8st 13lbs 1oz) v ERIC HUNTER (8st 13lbs 1oz)

(Barry) (Philadelphia)
Followed by
4 x mins Super-Lightweight contest

CONOR BENN (10st 4lbs 8oz) v IVAILO BOYANOV (10st 1lb 1oz)

(Ilford) (Bulgaria)

Followed by

12 x 3 mins Vacant WBA International Super-Middleweight title

GEORGE GROVES (11st 13lbs 2oz) v DAVID BROPHY (11st 13lbs 8oz)

(Hammersmith) (Caldercruix)

Followed by

12 x 3 mins IBF World Heavyweight title

CHARLES MARTIN (17st 7lbs) v ANTHONY JOSHUA (17st 6lbs)

(California) (Watford)image

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