Tensions raise with Albanian star and Macauley McGowan
Eddie Hearn tweeted asking for security as Kieron Conway opponent Macauley McGowan revealed in an interview with Boxing Social he would like a fight with Albanian sensation Florian Marku, who he then referred to as a "gobby midget".
Security! https://t.co/j7OvJMsnqs— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) December 10, 2020
As if Saturday's fight night wasn't intriguing enough, when fans get wind of drama behind the scenes, you're almost left asking what next.
Say to my face https://t.co/Xr5RAVVYwz— Florian Marku ???? (@FlorianMarku92) December 10, 2020
Reports from inside the bubble say there was shouting between fighters in the corridors late Thursday evening following the tweet.
Marku is set to face Jamie Stewart in the opening bout of the night on Saturday as Anthony Joshua defends his Heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev.