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Arum says Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury deal is close

by Scott Gilfoid: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s co-promoter Bob Arum says he’s close to having a deal done for Parker’s first defense of his title against #2 WBO Hughie Fury for April 1 or 8 in New Zealand. Hughie, 22, hasn’t done much to deserve getting a title shot against Parker, and he’s done […]

Deontay Wilder wants Joseph Parker fight in April

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is hoping to make quick work of Polish fighter Andrzej Wawrzyk in their fight on February 25 so that he can return to the ring on April 8 to fight WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) in a unification fight. Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) says […]

Hughie Fury in negotiations with Joseph Parker

By Scott Gilfoid: Hughie Fury says he’s in negotiations with WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker for a fight that will be taking place on April 8. Parker has two other candidates for his next fight in David Price and Jarrell Miller if the negotiations with the 22-year-old Hughie don’t pan out. It’s not surprising though […]

Jarrell Miller: I’m going to find Parker and beat him

By Eric Baldwin: #4 WBO Jarrell Miller (18-0-1, 13 KOs) feels he’s the most deserving of the top contenders to face WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker. Miller wants the fight against the 24-year-old Parker ahead of #2 WBO Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) and #6 WBO David Price. Parker and his promoters are working on […]

Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury a possibility

By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten #2 WBO Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) is waiting for a call to get the fight against WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs), according to John Fury, the father of former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. The World Boxing Organization moved Hughie up to No.2 in their rankings now, with […]

Hughie Fury or David Price next for Joseph Parker

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s next fight on April 8 is down to Hughie Fury or David Price. Team Parker would like to fight David Haye, but he’s opted instead to take a fight against cruiserweight Tony Bellew on March 4. However, Parker’s management is still interested potentially in a fight against […]

Joseph Parker vs. David Price possible for April 8

By Jeff Aranow: #8 WBO David Price (21-3, 18 KOs) is being talked about as the WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s opponent for his maiden defense of his title April 8. In addition to the 33-year-old Price, unbeaten #6 WBO,#8 WBA, #9 IBF, #12 WBC Jarrell Miller is also under consideration by the promoters of […]

The Heavyweight Division: Is it really booming?

By Rameez Haider: After my previous article on Anthony Joshua, I have had several tweets debating whether David Haye would beat him? Is Wladimir Klitschko a step up for Joshua? Do these fights matter when the number one heavyweight Tyson Fury is inactive? How will Joshua hold up against Deontay Wilder? The questions got me […]

Parker vs. Ruiz Jr and the mysterious illness of the Heavyweight division

By Matthias Predonzan: Once upon a time there was a weight class that was not only the most important, because the fighters competing in it where the biggest and strongest athletes in the sport of boxing but also because it was a very competitive weight class, with many excellent fighters. For many years we had […]

Parker could face Hughie Fury or Deontay Wilder next

By Scott Gilfoid: The promoters for new WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) are talking about his first fight as the WBO champion either a unification match against WBC champ Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) or a mandatory defense against unbeaten #5 WBO Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs). Even if the World Boxing […]

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