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Boxing appears to be a theme of this general election with both Nigel Farage and Jo Swinson already putting on the gloves and throwing a few punches in the ring.
Now the prime minister, Boris Johnson, has stepped through the ropes and shown what kind of punch he can pack and let's just say, he's no John Prescott.
Boris Johnson throwing a few punches before tonight’s proper bout with Jeremy Corbyn. https://t.co/oplh6qK3YM — Paul Brand (@Paul Brand)
Johnson was at a boxing club in the north east ahead of his live televised debate with Jeremy Corbyn on ITV.
Jesus. Put some effort in, Boris. I’ve seen Prince Andrew sweat more than this... https://t.co/NYrEiqOfHl — Jonathan Pie (@Jonathan Pie)
He punches like a garden gnome that’s shit its pants https://t.co/8E8yiGf0bp — What the fuck are you lot even on about (@What the fuck are you lot even on about)
A reminder that Boris Johnson was recorded arranging to have a journalist beaten up for investigating his friend fr… https://t.co/XoKwPclJN1 — Julia Macfarlane 🏴🇮🇩 (@Julia Macfarlane 🏴🇮🇩)
Don't give up the day job, pal. Really loose crosses, and has his guard down the whole time. https://t.co/MEXHIRvCI8 — Hannah Al-Othman (@Hannah Al-Othman)
Boris Johnson is so keen to take Brexit Party voters that he is now copying Nigel Farage's boxing club antics
https://t.co/VvFbJAqP1T — Asa Bennett (@Asa Bennett)
@PaulBrandITV https://t.co/5uAhELRHrn — christhebarker (@christhebarker)
@PaulBrandITV https://t.co/Xf5xgJ52Am — Jim Pickard (@Jim Pickard)
he's not using his hips so his punches have no power, and his hands are too low so he'd get absolutely laid out. i… https://t.co/LtYv1uIWYw — Adam Serwer 🍝 (@Adam Serwer 🍝)
He's left his core badly exposed. As ever. https://t.co/P6lCM4eo3Q — Aditya Chakrabortty (@Aditya Chakrabortty)
We honestly can't wait until the Eddie Hearn memes start rolling in for this one.
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