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Joseph Parker on Elbow Issue, Solomon Haumono Bout, More

New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker is battling an elbow issue he believes reduced his power to 75 percent for his win over Carlos Takam. ...Read More

Whyte: Joseph Parker's Power is Overrated, I'd Knock Him Out!

Boxer Joseph Parker's points victory over Carlos Takam has left one leading contender distinctly underwhelmed and clamouring for a shot at the New Zealander....Read More

Joseph Parker Beats Carlos Takam: CompuBox Punch Stats

Joseph Parker's opponent in this IBF heavyweight title eliminator, the 35-year-old Carlos Takam, represented a big step up in competition as well as in scheduled distance. Thanks in part to Takam's in...Read More

Joseph Parker Edges Carlos Takam In Heavyweight Title Eliminator

Joseph Parker officially moved into title contention after surviving a stiff test from veteran contender Carlos Takam in their heavyweight title eliminator Saturday evening at Vodafone Events Centre i...Read More

Trainer: When Parker is at His Best, Nobody Competes With Him

Veteran boxing trainer Kevin Barry believes he has someone "special" on his hands in Joseph Parker but admits it will take a special performance to see off Carlos Takam and set up a world title challe...Read More

Hearn: Carlos Takam Fight Will Show if Joseph Parker is Real Deal

Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn is eager to see if Joseph Parker is the "real deal" when the rising Kiwi heavyweight takes on Carlos Takam. Parker and Takam square off in south Auckland on Satur...Read More

Trainer: Takam Will Bring Out The Best in Joseph Parker

The New Zealand-Samoan heavyweight boxer, Joseph Parker, stands just one fight away from a crack at a world title. The 35 year-old Takam boasts an impressive record of 33 wins, two losses and a draw,...Read More

Photos/Weights: Joseph Parker, Carlos Takam Ready For War

Joseph Parker expressed content with a slightly lighter fighting weight, believing it will serve him well for the challenge of "breaking down" Carlos Takam, a fighter he accused of being "nervous"....Read More

Tyson Fury Backs Joseph Parker To Overcome Carlos Takam

Controversial world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury believes Joseph Parker has the skills to beat Carlos Takam and move in line for a title bid. Parker and Takam clash in south Auckland on Saturday ni...Read More

Haye: Parker Facing Better Foe Than Anyone Wilder, Joshua Faced

Joseph Parker isn't being sucked into the hype of his fight against an opponent rated more dangerous than anyone current world champions Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder have fought....Read More

Haye Warns That Takam Will Be Tough Task For Parker

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has spelled out the dangers Joseph Parker faces against Carlos Takam in their IBF eliminator this weekend. ...Read More

Carlos Takam: Joseph Parker is in My Path, I'm Here To Win!

Carlos Takam clearly feels New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker is a prospect rather than a world title contender right now. Parker and Takam fight in south Auckland on Saturday night in an IBF...Read More

Photos: Joseph Parker, Carlos Takam Go Face To Face at Presser

Parker vs. Takam Final Press Conference Photos - New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker is running on nervous energy as counts down to his biggest examination. Parker fights French-base Cameroon ...Read More

Parker Vows To Impress: Takam is The Challenge We Wanted!

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker is running on nervous energy as counts down to his biggest examination. Parker fights French-base Cameroon slugger Carlos Takam in south Auckland on Saturda...Read More

Manny Pacquiao Backs Joseph Parker Ahead of Takam Bout

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao has backed Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker, who nears the toughest fight of his growing career....Read More

Joseph Parker: Boxing Must Be Drug Free, I Look Forward To Tests

Joseph Parker has reaffirmed his commitment to drug-free boxing, in the wake of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin's positive drug test. Povetkin, an Olympic gold medallist and former WBA world ch...Read More

Takam's Promoter Wonders if Povetkin Used PED Against Them

The promoter for dangerous heavyweight Carlos Takam is now questioning his fighter's knockout defeat to Alexander Povetkin, who on Sunday lost his scheduled shot at WBC champion Deontay Wilder after t...Read More

Joseph Parker's Coach Reveals He Rejected Takam Twice in 2015

Joseph Parker twice avoided fighting Carlos Takam last year because his handlers thought it was too risky. But a chance to gain a world title shot has now made the fight irresistible....Read More

Joseph Parker's Handlers See a Bright Future in The UK Market

The first seeds of what could be a long and lucrative association with Britain have been sewn for New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker. Parker's IBF eliminator with Carlos Takam next Saturday n...Read More

The Matriculation of Joseph Parker?

The Matriculation of Joseph Parker?

By Cliff Rold - It’s the moment every proud parent awaits. After eighteen years or so (this is an entirely US perspective being written from), their precious little one is all grown up and walking acr...Read More