Joshua and Ruiz face off ahead of fight

British boxer Anthony Joshua was a stone-and-a-half lighter than his challenger Andy Ruiz Jr at the weigh-in before their world heavyweight title fight on Saturday.

The IBF, WBA and WBO champion weighed in at 247lbs (112kg) while Ruiz Jr was heavier at 268lbs (121kg).

Asked for a prediction for UK fans staying up late to watch his US debut, Joshua promised: “I won’t keep you up too long!”