Allen vs Browne: Dave Allen sheds weight for showdown with former world champion Lucas Browne
Watch Allen vs Browne on Saturday's O2 bill, including Chisora-Gashi, Josh Kelly & Joe Cordina, live on Sky Sports from 7pm
By Peter Gilbert
Last Updated: 19/04/19 9:41pm
Dave Allen has shed almost a stone in weight for his heavyweight showdown with Lucas Browne.
Allen faces former WBA world champion Brown on Saturday's bumper bill at The O2, live on Sky Sports, which also features Derek Chisora, Josh Kelly, Joe Cordina and Conor Benn.
The Doncaster fighter, who has been putting in the hard work with Darren Barker, tipped the scales at 17st 6lbs 2oz - 12lbs lighter than his last fight against Ariel Esteban Bracamonte in November, while Browne came in at 17st 10lbs 1oz.
Fellow heavyweight Chisora was significantly heavier than Senad Gashi as he returns to the scene of his rematch defeat to Dillian Whyte.
The Londoner came in at 18st 7lbs for his showdown with the dangerous Gashi, who was almost three stone lighter at 15st 10lbs 6oz.
Josh Kelly weighed 10st 6lbs 8oz for his WBA international title clash with Przemyslaw Runowski, with the Polish challenger slightly heavier at 10st 6lbz 9oz.
Joe Cordina was 9st 8lbs 4oz ahead of his British and Commonwealth title showdown with Andy Townend, who was 9st 8lbs 7oz.
The unbeaten Conor Benn also returns to action against Josef Zahradnik after recovering from a hand injury.
Watch David Allen against Lucas Browne on the O2 bill, including Derek Chisora versus Senad Gashi, Josh Kelly and Joe Cordina on Saturday, from 7pm on Sky Sports Action.