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ESPN says Joshua vs. Parker to be finalized “soon”

By Tim Royner: The unification fight between IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and WBO champion Joseph Parker will “soon” be finalized. … Read

Whyte ready to face Joshua as Plan-B option

By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) says he’s ready to step in for WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) as the opponent for IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua’s next fight in early 2018. … Read

Parker says to Joshua: 65 percent and rematch not enough to unify?

By Marcus Richardson: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is looking to shame IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua into agreeing to his 35-65 offer for a unification fight in early 2018. Parker wants 35 percent of the money for a fight with AJ, but thus far he’s had no luck in getting him and his promoter Eddie […]

Povetkin is making choice on which mandatory to take – WBO or WBA

By Jeff Aranow: Promoter Eddie Hearn says former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin is currently deciding whether to fight for the mandatory position for the WBA or WBO heavyweight titles. If Povetkin fights for the WBA mandatory spot, he could set himself up for a fight against either WBA ‘regular’ champion Manuel Charr or WBA […]

Parker’s promoter says Joshua refusing to compromise

By Scott Gilfoid: Joseph Parker’s promoter David Higgins says Anthony Joshua is refusing to compromise in the negotiations for a unification fight between them. Higgins wants a 65-35 split for his fighter WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs), but Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn are interested in giving him a lower figure. […]

Parker’s promoter WON’T meet with Hearn until he sees concessions from him

By Scott Gilfoid: David Higgins says he won’t be accepting the offer from IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn to fly over to the UK to meet with him in person to hammer out a deal for a Joshua vs. Joseph Parker fight in early 2018.… Read

Hearn believes Joshua will work with Matchoom for the rest of his career

By Marcus Richardson: Eddie Hearn thinks he’ll have IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for the remainder of his pro career. Hearn believes they have a good thing going right now with his fights selling well on Sky Box Office pay-per-view. He feels that he gets along really well with the 28-year-old Joshua. … Read

Hearn says Joshua-Parker deal could be done in 2 weeks

By Scott Gilfoid: If things go as Eddie Hearn plans, he could be wrapping up a deal for a unification fight between IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and WBO champion Joseph Parker in the next 2 weeks. … Read

Joshua waiting for Parker to accept offer

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker their offer for a fight in early 2018, and they’re waiting to hear back from him and his promoter David Higgins to see if they’ll agree to the fight. … Read

Fury: Parker can KO Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury is betting that Joseph Parker will do a canvas job on IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when the two of them face each other. Let me rephrase this. I mean, IF Joshua and Parker fight each other next. Right now, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn is negotiating hard and not willing […]

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