Joshua-Parker fight set to be confirmed


The heavyweight bout is expected to be confirmed within the next 24 hours and would reportedly take place on March 31 at Wales' Cardiff's Principality Stadium.

Joshua fronts with his WBA and IBF belts and Parker puts up his WBO title.

Higgins also revealed that Parker remains in New Zealand while he tries to finalise a deal for the two to meet in the ring.

That's the word from Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn as he continues to make rapid progress with Duco Boxing boss David Higgins over the final details of the fight contract.

Parker's promoter, Davie Higgins, is now in England and seems to have finalised a deal with Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn. They truly believe they knock Anthony Joshua out.

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"We feel otherwise. You're going to see a lot of fireworks this press conference".

"This could be the first time we've seen the switch of Anthony Joshua, and I'm excited to see it".

Joshua then hopes to fight WBC holder Deontay Wilder -no boxer has held all four heavyweight belts simultaneously.

It is thought that the process has started by Fury and his team about applying for his boxing license and the Ring Magazine heavyweight champion this week stated he'll fight again this April. To do that he has to beat Parker and Wilder. The Parker fight is very close.

Talks have been quite amicable, meaning Parker was happy enough to make the long trip to the United Kingdom to take part in a press conference to confirm the fight early next week.