Ricky Burns and Joseph Laryea Are Ready To Rumble
Ricky Burns weighed in at nine stone and three pounds ahead of his WBO super-featherweight title clash with Joseph Laryea on Saturday night in Glasgow.
The challenger was one and a quarter pounds lighter at 9'2 and a quarter.
Laryea once again made throat slitting gestures at Burns in an attempt to undermine him.
And he warned Burns that he would knock him out with a hook.
"I don't know when but when get the chance to land the left hook it will finish this fight," he said.
"I think Burns has underestimated how hard my jab is and how fast it is. I can promise him he is not that much faster than me.
"I will not be fighting the same fight I fought against Appleby and if Burns thinks so then he is in for a surprise."
But Burns hit back by saying: "It will be awkward for a couple of rounds because his style is so unorthodox but once he knows I am not taking a backward step the fight will be over.
"Once we're in that ring it comes down to me and him and no one else. All this nonsense, trying to wind me up, is not working."I boxed Michael Gomez and I don't think