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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 […]

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 […]

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