Dillian Whyte in a playful mood at weigh-in

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Dillian Whyte was in a relaxed and playful mood at the weigh-in ahead of his British Heavyweight title fight with Ian Lewison in Glasgow on Friday night. 

The pair have traded insults back and forth throughout the build up for this fight, but Whyte entered the face off in a much different frame of mind and proceeded to mess around with his opponent by prodding his stomach and squeezing around Lewiston's pectorals. 

Whyte's antics were much to the amusement off all involved as you can see in the video below.

'The Body Snatcher' (18-1) weighed in at 18 stone and one pound, over a stone lighter than his opponent Lewison (12-1-2) who tipped the scales at 19 stone and seven pounds.

Whyte hasn't lost since coming up short against Anthony Joshua last year and is looking to secure the British title and work his way up the rankings to earn himself another world title shot in the future. 

Whyte last fought in July as he handed Doncaster's Dave Allen his first defeat as a professional in a hard fought points win. Meanwhile Lewison, who is coming off five straight wins, will be looking to add the British title to his WBO Asia Pacific belt that he won earlier this year in China against Zhi Yu Wu. 

The bout is the chief undercard support to Ricky Burns first defence of his WBA Super Lightweight title against Hatton gym product Kiryl Relikh. The Scot weighed in looking in excellent physical condition at 9 stone 13 pounds and 2 ounces whilst his Belarusian opponent was initially slightly over the 10 stone limit but was able to shed the necessary weight within his permitted hour. 

Burns recently became Scotland's first three weight world champion and is making his homecoming appearance in what should be an excellent night of boxing at the SSE Hydro.

The other fight on the card sees Scott Cardle defend his British lightweight belt against Kevin Hooper. 

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