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Higgins says Anthony Joshua is being sacrificed by Hearn

By Marcus Richardson: Joseph Parker’s promoter David Higgins believes the deal for the unification fight against Anthony Joshua will be finalized by the end of next week. Higgins is working out the last parts of the deal with Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Higgins will be flying out to London, England next week to wrap up […]

Joshua vs. Parker agree on purse split for fight

By Scott Gilfoid: David Higgins of Duco Events is reporting that he’s reached an agreement between his fighter WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker and IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn for the purse split for their unification fight. … Read

Joshua confused by Joseph Parker’s confidence

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua doesn’t know what to make of WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s self-confidence, and bold way of talking. Joshua feels very confident that he can beat Parker inside the ring, but he doesn’t understand why Parker isn’t acknowledging that. Joshua says he doesn’t want to get involved in trash talking the […]

Parker excited at Tyson Fury returning to ring

By Scott Gilfoid: Joseph Parker is pretty jazzed up about former heavyweight champ Tyson Fury being on the verge of resuming his career next year at some point. WBO heavyweight champion Parker (24-0, 18 KOs thinks it makes things interesting with the unbeaten Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) making his ring return after 2 years out […]

Hearn says Joshua is the Willy Wonka fight for heavyweights

By Scott Gilfoid: Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn says his fighter is the ‘Willy Wonka’ of the division, and that the other fighters see him as the ‘Golden ticket’ for a big payday. … Read

Joshua says Parker is realistic in negotiations

By Marcus Richardson: Anthony Joshua says WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) is being realistic in their negotiations for a fight in early 2018, more realistic than Deontay Wilder, the WBC belt holder, who wants an even split of the revenue for a fight with Joshua at 50-50, and that’s a non-starter for […]

Joshua vs. Parker could be finalized this week

By Marcus Richardson: The unification fight between IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and WBO champion Joseph Parker could be done this week. Parker, 25, says they’re close to having the Joshua fight done for early 2018. … Read

Wladimir Klitschko thinks Joshua can unify heavyweight division

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight unified world champion Wladimir Klitschko believes IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) has got the talent to unify the heavyweight division by capturing the last remaining 2 titles not in his possession at this time with the WBC and WBO belts. … Read

Hearn: Parker’s demands are unrealistic for Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn is still unhappy with WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s asking price for his revenue split for the unification fight against Anthony Joshua in early 2018. … Read

Arum says Joshua-Parker fight “very close” to being finalized for Mar.31

By Tim Royner: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is saying the heavyweight unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker is “very close” to being finalized for March 31 in the UK. Arum sees the split being 66.6/33.3 rather than 70-30 split Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn are asking for. … Read

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