Joseph Parker will make the second defence of his WBO world heavyweight title against Hughie Fury at the Manchester Arena this September.
The hard hitting New Zealander who will look to defend his undefeated record (23-0-KO18) said – ”
Im very much looking forward to this fight,” said Parker. “It’s been a long time coming but the contract is signed thanks to my promoter David Higgins and I am ready to get going.
“We’re looking forward to going over to the UK and making a statement and putting on a great show.”
While Fury was in confident mood at the announcement –
“I’ve never had a close fight,” said Fury. “I’ve won every round of every single fight.
“I’m going to let my fists do the talking and I’m going to take his belt home with me.”