You never quite know what to expect from boxing press conferences – and this might be as weird as it gets.
Eddie Hearn couldn't quite believe what he was hearing as featherweight prospect Brandon Scott stole the show at Anthony Joshua's pre-fight media showing – by talking about penis size while dressed as Spider-Man.
The 19-year-old was drafted onto the card to take on Louis Norman and dressed up as the alter-ego of Peter Parker, weeks after he shocked fans by admitting his Ebanie Bridges fantasies.
When introduced by Matchroom chief, Scott began a minute-long rant that included phallic comparisons and bad jokes before Hearn could shut him down while chuckling.
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Taking off his Spider-Man mask to reveal his identity, despite having his name on a card in front of him, Welshman Scott began: "You know s**t has hit the fan when Spider-Man has been called to save the day.
"Look, I know what everyone in here is thinking and I'm thinking the exact same thing, what is he doing here?
"The only thing that I can put it down to and obviously there was all that trouble with the positive tests and Ed has gone: 'Right, who can I get on the show that is definitely clean'.
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"He's looked down the list of his boxers, seen my name and gone: 'Right. If there is anyone that's not on something, it's that scrawny nerd!'.
"But look, I could never turn an opportunity like this down. Anthony Joshua is my biggest inspiration in boxing.
"You know, I actually see a lot of myself in Anthony Joshua, well… besides the muscles, the money, the penis size… But he can't help that, I'm just genetically gifted."
WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE
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Hearn then said: "Okay Brandon…" Before moving the show along.
Joshua stayed silent during the speech as he focuses on taking on late replacement Robert Helenius after Dillian Whyte was pulled from the main event.
Whyte, whom Joshua stopped back in 2015, was found to have 'adverse results' in his VADA testing with Matchroom pulling the plug.
Veteran Helenius, 39, stepped in on just a week of notice having learned of the opportunity five minutes after winning this last bout at the weekend.
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