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World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:50 am

http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/78748590/anthony-joshua-win-perfect-recipe-for-team-parker-giving-them-a-mega-fight

If Klitschko does not beat Fury in the rematch, then Jo Parker will most likely be fighting Athony Joshua or Tyson Fury for the IBF belt. All Parker needs to do now is win his fight over Takam on May 21, and he has a guaranteed title shot.

This is great news for Parker, who was denied a fight by Australian Lucas Browne - who subsequently after a positive Test A sample will possibly lose his belt anyway that he took of Chechnyan, Chagaev.

It appears that the Klitschko dominated era of holding the belts in heavyweight boxing could be ending very soon.

Recently, with Fury, Joshua, Parker and Browne, the heavyweight boxing has gotten more interesting for me than the Klitschko era has been.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby louie_db9 » Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:52 am

I watched the Joshua vs Martin fight last night. Joshua knocked Martin down twice in the second round and the second brought about a stoppage. Before the fight Joshua was the bookies' overwhelming favourite and both fighters showed why. Joshua just needed couple big shots while Martin looked clueless. I'm a big fan of Joshua the fighter and person, so will be following his progress with interest.

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:36 pm

louie_db9 wrote:I watched the Joshua vs Martin fight last night. Joshua knocked Martin down twice in the second round and the second brought about a stoppage. Before the fight Joshua was the bookies' overwhelming favourite and both fighters showed why. Joshua just needed couple big shots while Martin looked clueless. I'm a big fan of Joshua the fighter and person, so will be following his progress with interest.


Yeah, he is a class act by all accounts. In NZ, there is a lot of press about Joshua because he with Joe Parker are the two biggest young guns in heavyweight world boxing. A showdown could be all but one fight a away if Parker beats Takam.

If Parker wins that fight, he has a secured shot at the title. It could be Klitschko, Fury or Joshua. If Klitschko beats Fury in the rematch, and Parker beats Klitschko, Joshua will then fight Parker in a world heavyweight bout. If that goes well, these two young guys could be in for a Ali v Frazier series of rematches.

Parker turned down Martin's invitation for the IBF belt fight because his managers could not give the guaranteed purse Martin was after. So he fought Joshua for GBP instead.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby louie_db9 » Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:51 pm

I'm hearing Joshua will have a 2 or 3 easy defences lined up and thereafter things could get interesting. David Haye seems very interesting in going up against him too. Tbh I don't follow boxing too much and haven't heard of Parker. The names I have been seeing are the Brits (Fury, Haye, Joshua) and then Klitschko and Wilder.

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby louie_db9 » Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:40 pm

Thanks misty!

Who would you have your money on if Johnson and Finch had a fight?

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby GpeL » Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:02 pm

If it were finch and jadeja.. may be I would put a quid on jadeja.. but johnson vs finch is a tough call.

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Mon Apr 11, 2016 2:53 pm

louie_db9 wrote:Thanks misty!

Who would you have your money on if Johnson and Finch had a fight?


Carlos Braithwaite is the undisputed boxing and MMA champion of the cricket world.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby louie_db9 » Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:52 pm

Pollard vs Brathwaite for the Heavyweight title?

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby GpeL » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:22 pm

Are they allowed to kick?

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby louie_db9 » Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:55 am

No kicking, no biting, no holding, I want a good clean fight

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby GpeL » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:02 am

then braithwait.. if you allow ear bitig then pollard..

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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Thu May 04, 2017 2:46 pm

Update:

Joseph Parker is the WBO Champion. He was due to fight Hughie Fury who has pulled out of the fight.

Anthony Joshua is the IBF champion who just beat Klitschko for the WBA (and IBO) belts.

So, the show down if both retain their belts will happen, but first:

Klitschko has to decide if he wants a rematch. Then, Joshua has a tough decision to make to either risk his belts to Parker, or to Tyson Fury. There is no doubt that the bigger purse will follow Fury. Because, if Kitschko retires, these are the 2 fights people want to see the most for Joshua, he may fight lesser contenders to keep the belts longer and increase the purse as the demand for the fights soars. He does this at risk of losing belts as Joseph Parker is a mandatory challenger for the IBF belt.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Thu May 04, 2017 2:50 pm

With Fury, Joshua, and Parker, and the remaining Klitschko on the decline post 40 years of age, the boxing heavyweight division is set to soar again. All that is needed now to ice the cake, is a USA challenger to emerge.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:24 am

Jo Parker defeated the prev undef Hughie Fury to retain the WBO belt and giving him no mandatory challengers left to fight. With no details released of a unification bout vs fellow champs Joshua and Wilder, Parker's time is best spent now in raising his profile.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:12 am

The world of Fury, Joshua, Wilder and Parker is now seeing alliances form in the boxing promotion negotiations.

https://i.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/98932365/tyson-fury-claims-joseph-parker-would-ko-anthony-joshua-as-unificatioin-fight-talks-resume
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:14 am

Paddles wrote:With Fury, Joshua, and Parker, and the remaining Klitschko on the decline post 40 years of age, the boxing heavyweight division is set to soar again. All that is needed now to ice the cake, is a USA challenger to emerge.



Step up Deontay Wilder.
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Re: World Heavyweight Boxing

Postby Paddles » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:40 am

Parker's management want 35% for a unification bout with Joshua next year and a guaranteed rematch should Joshua lose.

Joshua's management want more than 65%.

This is starting to become a media drama.
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