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Harry Davies

Simple Simon, 52, shows off body transformation before Ed Matthews fight

TikTok star 'Simple' Simon Colbran showed off his impressive weight loss transformation whilst weighing in for his fight with Ed Matthews on Saturday night.

Colbran, 52, fights fellow TikTok celebrity Matthews, 19, in the main event of Kingpyn's 'Settling Scores' event at The O2 Indigo in London. The fight came about after the pair butted heads on TikTok, with Matthews mocking Colbran for collaborating with 21-year-old content creator Astrid Wett because of the disparity in age between the duo.

Colbran weighed in for his fight at 78.5kg whilst Matthews stepped on the scale at 75kg. The father of five admitted that preparing for the fight was taxing on his body because of his age, but he was still able to lose four kilograms during his training camp.

"I weighed 82kg before starting training and on the night I'm going to be around 78kg. It's not major amounts, four kilograms, but it is for my size," he told Mirror Fighting . "I was carrying a little bit [of extra weight] but nothing too serious so all I've done is toned up, so I've lost four kilograms just through toning.

Colbran had a surprise for Matthews before weighing in, producing a cringeworthy 'diss track' that his rival was impressed with. he admitted that he didn't write the lyrics for the track on his own, stating: "Someone did write them for me to be fair but I was helping out with it. I saw [Ed] jigging around a bit to the song, but he's going to be jigging around tomorrow and it won't be dancing that's for sure."

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The rivals came to blows at their first press conference for the fight in London last month after Matthews produced a sex toy for Colbran to gift to his daughter. Colbran expects Matthews to come firing out of the blocks tomorrow night and thinks his advantage will come in the later rounds.

"He's going to come out 100 miles an hour because he isn't going to go five rounds, I don't think he's done one training session in his life. If I can get through two rounds, we'll see what happens in the third but I think I can take him. He only needs to catch hold of one of my right hands and then he's going to know about it," he added.

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