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Larry Holmes Backs Joseph Parker, Glad Klitschko Lost To Fury

Boxing great Larry Holmes is backing Joseph Parker to work his way through the volatile heavyweight ranks and become world champion. Parker fights France's Carlos Takam in an IBF eliminator on May 21 ...Read More

Joseph Parker: Martin Was Not Mentally Prepared For Joshua

British boxer Anthony Joshua's big win over Charles Martin is just what Joseph Parker's camp were after and has set the Kiwi heavyweight up for a "mega fight"....Read More

Takam: No Fear of Joseph Parker's Power, His Speed is No Problem

French boxer Carlos Takam says Joseph Parker and fighting in New Zealand hold no fears for him. Takam and Parker clash in south Auckland on May 21 in an IBF heavyweight eliminator....Read More

Takam: I Will Knock Joseph Parker Out, Show Him a Real Man!

Carlos Takam has broken his silence on his looming battle with Joseph Parker, saying New Zealand's rising heavyweight has made a mistake in taking him on. With the rival camps finally agreeing to a Ma...Read More

Joseph Parker Vows Statement, 'Beast Mode' Win Over Takam

Joseph Parker's heavyweight showdown with Carlos Takam could cost close to $2 million but promoters are confident of making a profit despite opting to stage the bout in a small arena....Read More

Carlos Takam's Promoter Predicts Knockout of Joseph Parker

Carlos Takam's camp are talking tough, predicting a knockout loss for Joseph Parker in the IBF heavyweight eliminator. Details for the Auckland fight on May 21 were to be confirmed at a media conferen...Read More

Parker-Takam Eliminator Set For May 21, Avoid Purse Bid

May 21 has officially become the night of the heavyweight. The latest event added to the mix is a terrific matchup in the form of a semifinal title elimination bout. Rising unbeaten contender Josep...Read More

Parker-Takam Getting High Bids From Venues Eager To Host

Invercargill have been trumped by Auckland in a quest to host Joseph Parker's world title eliminator boxing bout in May. Parker's promoters Duco announced last month Parker will take on Frenchman Carl...Read More

Parker-Takam Talks Continue as IBF Deadline Looms

Duco Events are willing to put up more than $1m in money for the two fighters, pushing it beyond the million-dollar mark shared by David Tua and Shane Cameron for their 2009 extravaganza in Hamilton....Read More

Joseph Parker's Promoter Rips Shannon Briggs: Stop Running!

According to Dean Lonergan, promoter for undefeated heavyweight contender Joseph Parker, he made a lucrative offer to former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs - who rejected the terms without a ...Read More

Tyson Fury Backs Joseph Parker To 'Smash' Carlos Takam

IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has offered New Zealander Joseph Parker a vote of confidence as he prepares for his next bout. The 24-year-old Aucklander is ranked at No.6 by the IBF, a...Read More

Lucas Browne To Joseph Parker: Piss Off! Work Hard Like I Did!

Australian heavyweight sensation Lucas Browne has told rising New Zealand boxing star Joseph Parker to "piss off and work hard like I did". Parker's handlers have long sought a fight with the rugge...Read More

Joseph Parker's Team Feel He Would Humiliate Lucas Browne

Lucas Browne had barely done up the buckles on his shiny new WBA heavyweight belt when a challenge was issued from across the Tasman, with Joseph Parker's camp saying they would be happy to 'humiliate...Read More

Lucas Browne's Manager on Facing Joseph Parker Down The Line

As usual, it all boils down to money. Cash is king in the boxing business. A fight between Joseph Parker and newly-crowned Australian heavyweight champion Lucas Browne makes sense on a number of le...Read More

Parker, Takam Camps Agree on Drug Testing, Neutral Officials

Drug testing and neutral officials have already been agreed to as the rival camps of heavyweight boxers Joseph Parker and Carlos Takam begin negotiations to host their world title eliminator. ...Read More

Parker Says Joshua-Martin is '50-50' Fight, Hopes To Get Winner

Joseph Parker says he and British star Anthony Joshua have both taken "risky fights" as they look to enhance their prospects in the rejuvenated heavyweight division. Joshua takes on IBF world cham...Read More

Joseph Parker's Promoter Eyes May Date For Takam Clash

Kiwi boxer Joseph Parker has taken time out from preparing for his heavyweight title eliminator bout with Carlos Takam to show New Zealand sevens star Liam Messam around Las Vegas. ...Read More

Joseph Parker: I'm 100% Ready For Takam, I Was Born For This

Just how good is Kiwi heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker? That will be known after his next fight, says trainer Kevin Barry. France-based 35-year-old Cameroon fighter Carlos Takam was confirmed on Thu...Read More

Joseph Parker-Carlos Takam in Talks For IBF Final Eliminator

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker will fight Carlos Takam to find the new mandatory challenger for the IBF world heavyweight title. Joseph Parker after winning his bout with Jason Pettaway....Read More

Joseph Parker To Target Charles Martin-Anthony Joshua Winner

According to promoter Dean Lonergen, Joseph Parker will target the winner of the upcoming title clash between Charles Martin and Anthony Joshua, which is scheduled for April 9th at London's O2 Arena o...Read More