Boris Johnson warmed up for tonight's ITV Debate in a boxing ring. He was also hoping to land an early blow on Labour with a new stop and search message aimed at anyone with a previous conviction for carrying a knife.
Not far from the boxing club ITV News met two Manchester University students who will be glued to their screens.
Lucia, from Kent, supports Labour while Jake from London is a Conservative.
TV debates like this can change he course of an election. In 2010 Nick Clegg against the odds outperformed David Cameron and Gordon Brown and ended up s Deputy Prime Minister.
But refusing to take part isn't an option - in 2017 Theresa May bottled it and lost her majority.
For Johnson and Corbyn it's a chance to win over the undecided.