The WBO belt is the following focus as Joshua has affirmed that he will confront Parker in March.
WBA, IBF and IBO super heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua has affirmed that he will confront Joseph Parker on Saturday, March 31 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium to protect his belts.
Joshua in 2017 crushed Wladimir Klitschko and Carlos Takam to win his WBA, WBA and IBO titles.
The 28-year-old has only two belts, the WBO and the WBC to win to bring together the heavyweight division.
The WBO belt is the next target as Joshua has confirmed that he will be facing Parker in March.
“I would like to announce the official news that myself and Joseph Parker will be fighting on March 31 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff,” Joshua said.
“It is a unification heavyweight title battle. We as a whole comprehend what happened last time I was in a unification heavyweight title battle – it was tiring, it was intriguing and we both left the ring with masses of regard.
“These battles aren’t simple in light of the fact that there is a considerable measure on hold, so regard to group Parker for taking the test. I am anticipating it, preparing camp is in progress and before you know it March 31 will arrive.”
In front of the battle, Parker is as of now pretentious.
“Anthony Joshua is in for an immense stun. Two or three months back I heard him say ‘for what reason would it be advisable for me to be stressed over this little child from New Zealand’?
“Indeed, now he’s going to discover. What’s more, the world is going to see if AJ can truly take a punch. My whole presence is presently dedicated to demonstrating what the boxing scene definitely knows.”