Steely Joseph Parker to Anthony Joshua - 'you will feel my power'


"They don't want to make the fight yet".

Eddie Hearn has told Tyson Fury he would have a "straight forward" route to the "grand prize" of fighting domestic rival Anthony Joshua by signing with his promotion company.

I asked him did he think Joshua and Wilder are the two biggest punchers in the division and does he think the fight will go end by knockout.

Before a unification fight between Joshua and Wilder can become a reality, the Briton must first face Joseph Parker, WBO heavyweight champion, on March 31 in Cardiff, Ireland.

There will be no love in the air come March 31 - it may be spring in the northern hemisphere, but in the world of boxing, strap season is in full swing.

A superstar on the booming British boxing scene and very much used to the spotlight, Joshua also doesn't shy away from strong statements in the interview.

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"You say you are going to punish me, it's not going to happen because I'm going to chase you around. you come at me with your power, I'll give it back".

Especially when Nelson brings up the approach taken by Parker and his team in securing the highly-anticipated bout. In terms of this, it's new and I think, as I said, I respect the family side because I'm a family man, I respect that all day.

"Whyte v Browne is going to be an absolute war and Miller is making plenty of noise Stateside - both winners will be calling for Wilder or Joshua in 2018".

"And not only do I win, but I knock him out", said the boxer popularly called the "Bronze Bomber".

Chin check - Parker reveals why he questioned Joshua's punch resistance in the past.

The former heavyweight champion has teased a massive announcement this week and showed off his slimmed down physique, but fight fans are none the wiser about Fury's comeback opponent.

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