Joseph Parker could offer a world title fight to Tyson Fury if he cannot agree a unification clash with Anthony Joshua, says the WBO champion’s promoter.
Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury danced with the WBO belt holder Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) ritual haku dance. It turned out that the British is absolutely out of shape but he was not very upset because of his brother’s defeat.
In a very moderate bout between two undefeated heavyweights WBO champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) successfully defended his title by winning a majority decision against official challenger Hughie Fury (20-1, 10 KOs). The scores of the judges are 114-114 and 118-110 twice.
A live broadcast of the boxing event from Manchester, UK, in the main event of which WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker of New Zealand will hold a mandatory title defense against the local Hughie Fury.
Parker was due to face mandatory challenger Fury on May 6 in New Zealand until the Briton suffered an injury putting an end to those plans. Despite a protest from Parker's team, Fury was reiterated as the number one contender and has now managed to gain home advantage for the encounter.