Sport Jeff Horn plays down concerns over weight cut

06:36  12 december  2017
06:36  12 december  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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Jeff Horn says concerns about his weight - cut are nothing to worry about ahead of his WBO welterweight title fight against Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on I'm the one getting cut on the face, and that's when the fight can get stopped - if there are cuts . "I want it to be a level playing field as well.

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Jeff Horn says concerns about his weight-cut are nothing to worry about ahead of his WBO welterweight title fight against Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on Wednesday.

There have been worries that Horn wouldn't make the 147-pound limit in the lead-up to the first defence of the title he won from Manny Pacquiao in July.

Despite the worry, Horn says he's on track to make weight.

"There's always a little bit of rocks and roughness in the road, but we're ready for this fight," Horn told Fox News.

"There's always a battle to make weight. I always get there. I always do, it's just a matter of how I make it."

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Horn tipped the scales at 73kg and needed to lose at least 7kg in a week to make the cut for the December 13 bout. "It's coming down but it is The fighters took to Twitter to confirm the news. Take a look at some of boxing's biggest bouts from the past. Jeff Horn plays down concerns over weight

An exhausted Jeff Horn is confident he'll regain his strength in time after narrowly making weight for his maiden WBO welterweight title defence against England's Gary Corcoran. "It's always good to get in nice and close to that weight but not go over it, because it can be stressful.

Horn also hit back at claims from Corcoran's camp that Horn was a dirty fighter who headbutts during fights.

"If they think I'm deliberately head butting, I don't get it. I'm the one getting cut on the face, and that's when the fight can get stopped - if there are cuts.

"I want it to be a level playing field as well. I don't think i'm getting any advantages."

Horn will take on Corcoran at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night.

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