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Parker’s management wants Joshua after Hughie Fury

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s promoters at Duco Events are hoping to match him against IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua after they take care of mandatory challenger Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) in April. Joshua will need to win his April 29 fight against Wladimir Klitschko for the Parker-Joshua fight to take […]

Wilder: After Washington, I want Parker-Fury winner

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he’s not looking past his next challenger Gerald Washington on February 25, but he’s already got his sights set on facing the winner of the Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury fight, which is expected to take place in April. Wilder is predicting a win for Parker […]

Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury could take place in Manchester

By Scott Gilfoid: The management for WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) is kicking around the idea of staging his next title defense against #2 WBO Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) in Hughie’s home city of Manchester, England in April. The reason for that is in order to build the 25-year-old Parker’s brank […]

Parker vs. Fury fight venue to be decided soon

By Jeff Aranow: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s management is expected to make a decision on the venue soon for his first defense of his title against Hughie Fury on April 1. The location of the fight is down to either New Zealand or Singapore. Parker was born in New Zealand, and that would be […]

Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury on April 1 in New Zealand

By Scott Gilfoid: If unbeaten #2 WBO challenger Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) is going to beat WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) in their fight on April 1, then he’s going to need to do it on the road at a still to determined venue in Auckland, New Zealand. Parker’s promoters at […]

Hughie Fury: I’m ready to take Parker’s title home with me

By Jeff Aranow: The fight between WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker and his mandatory challenger Hughie Fury is expected to be done in the next few days. The purse bid is scheduled for February 1. This is a mismatch on paper unfortunately. Hughie, 22, hasn’t build-up the prior experience yet since turning pro in 2013. […]

Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury purse bid scheduled for February 1

By Jim Dower: A purse bid has been scheduled on February 1 for the fight between WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker and his mandatory challenger Hughie Fury at the World Boxing Organization’s headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico. According to Fight News, the minimum bid is set for $1 million. The split will be in […]

Wilder needs new opponent, Wawrzyk fails drug test

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder got some bad news on Wednesday with his scheduled opponent Andrzej Wawrzyk testing positive for a banned drug. Wilder and Wawrzyk were supposed to be facing each other on February 25 on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Wilder, […]

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 […]

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