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Kambosos Jr makes weight for title fight

George Kambosos Jr made the weight at the second time of asking for his fight with Devin Haney. (AAP)

The unification world title fight between George Kambosos Jr and American Devin Haney will proceed on Sunday after the Australian made wait at the second time of asking.

In dramatic scenes at Margaret Court Arena, Kambosos initially missed the 135lb limit for the lightweight blockbuster, hitting the scales at 135.36 pounds on Saturday.

But he returned 70 minutes later at 134.46 pounds after a mad scramble to shed the weight.

He then raised his arms in triumph and gestured a throat-slit towards Team Haney.

Looking to defend his three world title belts and take Haney's WBC strap, Kambosos even removed all of his clothing but was still over the limit on his first weigh-in attempt.

Haney weighed in at 134.92 pounds and slammed Kambosos, tweeting a clown emoji.

"He ain't made weight," a smiling Haney said.

"I'm a true champion and true champions make weight."

Meanwhile, Haney's trainer father Bill has reportedly being granted a visa and will make a mad dash from Las Vegas to Melbourne for the fight.

Bill Haney was originally denied a visa due to a 30-year-old drug conviction with the boxer forced to call in Yoel Judah, the father of Zab, as his trainer.

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