Carl the "Cobra" Froch will be facing American boxer Yusaf Mack on Saturday at the Capital FM Arena.
The Nottingham boxer will be defending his IBF World super middleweight title.
Froch, who told ITV Central he was looking forward to Saturday said "we're both fighters, we both know what we need to do".
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A band of persistent, occasionally heavy rain moves eastwards over the region.
Winds increasing further on Monday morning with a persistent band of rain sinking south across the area by midday.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Birmingham 10K. The 6.2mile event went around the city, ending on Broad Street.