WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (23-0, 18 KOs) will fight mandatory challenger Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) on September 23 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
Fury, 22, was supposed to travel to Parker’s home country of New Zealand to fight him on May 6, but pulled out two weeks before the fight, citing a back injury.
Instead, Parker, 25, faced late substitute Razvan Cojanu and won a one-sided points decision. Now the New Zealander will travel for his first fight in the UK as…
Source: Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury set for September 23 in Manchester