Photos: Danny Green, Antonio Tarver Make Weight

By Adrian Warren

IBO cruiserweight champion Danny Green and American challenger Antonio Tarver have displayed impressive physiques as they prepare for Wednesday's world title bout at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. While there was a whisper beforehand that 42-year-old Tarver might struggle to make the weight, it was the 38-year-old champion who was closer to the limit. Both men came in under the 90kg limit [200-pound] with Green marginally the heavier.

"He's been foxing all the way through this camp so, when the bell goes tomorrow night, that's when it really counts," Green said.

The Green camp wasn't surprised at how strong Tarver looked.

"I knew he (Tarver) was in good nick and he would want to be in good nick if he is going to stand up to what Greeny is going to dish out to him," Green's trainer Angelo Hyder told AAP.

Multiple world light heavyweight champion Tarver said he was never going to weigh in over the limit because of his professionalism.

"That's my responsibility, to come ready to fight and I'm here and putting everybody on notice I'm ready to fight. Danny Green is in for the fight of his life," Tarver said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 07-19-2011

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;10863672]Denial is a tough thing to deal with and you can try to fix it all you want. But Green still knocked him out with a clean punch.[/QUOTE] This is true. Just like how some people try to "fix…

Comment by southpaw_07 on 07-19-2011

[quote=fceeviper;10863738]Will this be on US tv?[/quote] no, apparently not..some jungle tv station is broadcasting this. Incredible that not even showtime picked up the fight as a special event in the morning

Comment by Pocket Dogs! on 07-19-2011

"When you beat a legend, you become a legend. And Danny Green is on the verge of history." - Australian commentator Green is overrated. Dude beat up a shell of a shell of a great fighter. Hope Tarver KOs this…

Comment by fceeviper on 07-19-2011

Will this be on US tv?

Comment by Ravens Fan on 07-19-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Invincible;10863506]I fixed it for accuracy purposes. Nothing wrong with Danny though, I think he's a good fellow. I actually shook the hand that knocked Roy out in Biloxi in 2009.[/QUOTE] Denial is a tough thing to deal with and…

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