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Josh Taylor vs Apinun Khongsong – official weigh-in results

Taylor defends world titles against Khongsong on BT Sport and ESPN+ in the USA on Saturday

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Josh Taylor and Apinun Khongsong weighed in ahead of their world title fight in London on Saturday Photo Credit: Queensberry Promotions
Josh Taylor and Apinun Khongsong weighed in ahead of their world title fight in London on Saturday Photo Credit: Queensberry Promotions

Josh Taylor weighed in just lighter than Apinun Khongsong ahead of his unified WBA and IBF Super Lightweight world title defence at York Hall on Saturday.

Taylor (16-0, 12 KOs) returns to the ring for the first time since his thrilling majority decision win over Regis Prograis at the O2 Arena last October and the Scot hit the scales at 139.25lbs, just lighter than Khongsong (16-0, 13 KOs) who came in at 139.5lbs.

Taylor, who has linked up with trainer Ben Davison and makes his Top Rank debut, can set up an undisputed showdown with promotional stablemate Jose Ramirez with victory over the undefeated Thai, although the bout is dependant on Ramirez navigating past mandatory challenger Jack Catterall first.

Charlie Edwards weighed in at 117.5lbs ahead of his Bantamweight bow against former English champion Kyle Williams (11-2, 3 KOs), who scaled at 117.25lbs.

Former WBC Flyweight champion, Edwards (15-1, 6 KOs), who also makes his Frank Warren debut having signed a promotional pact in April, has moved up two weight classes after relinquishing his belt last October, prompted by a gruelling no contest with now-champion Julio Cesar Martinez.

Taylor can set up an undisputed clash with Jose Ramirez Photo Credit: Boxing Scene
Taylor can set up an undisputed clash with Jose Ramirez Photo Credit: Boxing Scene

WBO Super Bantamweight titlist David Oliver Joyce (12-1, 9 KOs) weighed in identical to challenger Ionut Baluta (13-2, 2 KOs) at 121.25lbs, ahead of the first defence of his crown since stopping Lee Haskins in February.

Unbeaten Super Welterweight prospect George Davey (2-0) weighed in at 154.5lbs, whilst opponent Jeff Thomas (12-7-3, 1 KO) came in at 155.5lbs.

Charlie Edward made weight ahead of his Bantamweight debut against Kyle Williams Photo Credit: Queensberry Promotions
Charlie Edward made weight ahead of his Bantamweight debut against Kyle Williams Photo Credit: Queensberry Promotions

Northamptonshire Super Lightweight Eithan James (3-0) tipped the scales at 141.25lbs, the exact same weight as his foe Kris Pilkington (2-7-1).

Live coverage on BT Sport 1 begins at 7.30pm.

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