Parker vs Fury is Saturday in Manchester – WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is in Manchester, England this weekend to defend his title against the challenge of undefeated Hughie Fury.
The New Zealander Parker is making the second defense of the WBO belt he won in December of last year when he outpointed American Andy Ruiz Jr. He successfully defended the title back in New Zealand in May when he beat late replacement Razvan Cojanu and this fight marks his first fight in the United Kingdom. As for Hughie Fury, the cousin of former heavyweight kingpin Tyson Fury is looking to make his own mark in the heavyweight division.
In this latest TBC segment we are joined by our veteran analyst Frank Lotierzo to take a look at this weekend’s world heavyweight title fight.
Below are the current main events atop the big 13 fight boxing card promoted by Hennessy Sports.
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 – Mancester Arena, Manchester, U.K.
(Card Subject To Change):
Hvy 12 RDS: Joseph Parker (23-0) vs Hughie Fury (20-0)
154 LBS 12 RDS: Jimmy Kilrain Kelly (22-1) vs Stiliyan Kostov (21-7)
118 LBS 12 RDS: Josh Wale (24-9-2) vs Don Broadhurst (19-3-1)
135 LBS 12 RDS: Joe Murray (21-2) vs Matty Fagan (11-2)
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