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Friday, May 6, 2011
Brian Nielsen moons crowd

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Brian Nielsen showed more than his muscles at the official weigh-in with Evander Holyfield.

The Danish fighter pulled down his shorts Friday, exposing his bare backside to the audience before getting on the scale.

He says a member of the crowd had shouted he wanted "to see my white backside."

Nielsen, who is known for his clowning stunts, said: "I gave it to them. It needn't be boring."

Nielsen is scheduled to fight Holyfield Saturday in a non-title bout in Copenhagen.

Holyfield came in at 225 pounds, while Nielsen -- with his shorts back on -- weighed in at 238 pounds.

Later, the men burst into laughter when they tried to pose face-to-face before photographers with their fists raised for a fight-like pose.