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Parker wants Bellew after Hughie Fury

By Scott Gilfoid: After his arguably very, very tainted win over an injured David Haye last Saturday, Tony Bellew will be getting a title shot against WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker if the New Zealander defeats challenger Hughie Fury in their upcoming fight. Parker was planning on facing WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder […]

Hearn hopes to match Bellew against Wilder or Parker

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn is interested in putting his fighter Tony Bellew in world title fight next following his 11th round stoppage win over an injured David Haye last Saturday night. Bellew beat Haye after he suffered an Achilles injury to his right leg. Haye limped around the ring from rounds 6 until […]

Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury on May 6

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will now be defending his title against challenger Hughie Fury on May 6 instead of the original date of April 1. The date for the fight was reportedly moved to help accommodate Hughie’s trainer Joseph Fury to help him be able to make the travel to New […]

Parker: I can adapt to Deontay Wilder’s style

By Jeff Aranow: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker was at ringside for Deontay Wilder’s title defense of his WBO belt against Gerald Washington last Saturday night at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Parker wanted to take a good look at the 6’7” Wilder, because the two of them could be facing each other this […]

Wilder smashes Washington, targets Parker next

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder got his replacement opponent Gerald Washington out of the way last Saturday night via a 5th round knockout in front of a large crowd of 12,346 of his supporters at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Wilder now has his sights set on fighting a unification match […]

Hughie Fury signs contract for Joseph Parker fight

By Scott Gilfoid: #2 WBO Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) has signed the contract for his title fight against WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs). Hughie’s trainer/father Peter Fury ha confirmed that the contract has been signed for the Parker fight. The deadline for Hughie to sign the contract was at 12 p.m. […]

Hughie Fury will sign contract for Joseph Parker fight says Peter F

By Scott Gilfoid: Peter Fury, the trainer for Hughie Fury, says that he WILL be signing the contract for the fight against WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker as soon as they get the contract from him to sign. Earlier on Thursday, the World Boxing Organization president Paco Valcarcel said that if Hughie doesn’t sign the […]

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 […]

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