Kubrat Pulev (116 kg) is exactly 3,5 kg heavier than his opponent Kevin Kingpin Johnson (112,5 kg) from New Jersey. These are the results at the official weigh-in ahead of the huge boxing gala FINAL COUNTDOWN on Friday evening in Arena Armeec. Bulgarian heavyweight pride, who will defend tomorrow his WBA International belt is 5 cm taller than the American: 196 cm for Bulgarian Cobra vs 191 cm for former world title contender Johnson.
“Tension is growing and I feel it already, but I am experienced and cool. And once again I will say that I am facing a tough battle against a tough rival, but I am ready,” said Kubrat after the weigh-in.
“This fight is being organized in Bulgaria, because I wanted to give once again an unforgettable emotion to the Bulgarians who love boxing. It is special feeling for me to fight in front of my home court audience. I count on the people to support me against Johnson. There is no audience anywhere in the world like the Bulgarian. This audience is simply unique, ” added Pulev.
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