Courtenay, 28, came in at 120.5lbs in Liverpool on Friday – missing the limit by 2.5lbs – although the contest will still go ahead on the card headed by local rivals Anthony Fowler and Liam Smith at the M&S Bank Arena.
“Thank you to everyone that’s been messaging to check on me and send me love,” wrote Courtenay on Instagram.
The two local fighters then exchanged words in a tense face-off before they step between the ropes in front of what promises to be a lively home crowd on Saturday night.
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