Sure thing: Joseph Parker welcomes possible bout with title-chasing Joe Joyce

With both men insistent on making big fights and an aim to eventually earn a heavyweight title shot, former WBO champion Joseph Parker is prepared to face Joe Joyce, per recent comments by his manager David Higgins. If they could agree terms, this would matchup #2 and #3 in the rankings for Anthony Joshua’s WBO … Continue reading Sure thing: Joseph Parker welcomes possible bout with title-chasing Joe Joyce

Even after patchy Carlos Takam weekend win, time is of the essence for Joe Joyce

After ending Carlos Takam’s night with a sixth-round TKO finish on Saturday, he called for a title fight against the AJ-Usyk winner ringside. Nonetheless, British heavyweight contender Joe Joyce (13-0, 12 KOs, #2 WBO) knows it’s not that straightforward – as much as he’d like it to be – considering he’s 36 in September and … Continue reading Even after patchy Carlos Takam weekend win, time is of the essence for Joe Joyce

Joe Joyce eyes Oleksandr Usyk rematch next, according to manager Sam Jones

Olympic silver medallist Joe Joyce (12-0, 11 KOs) is targeting a rematch with Anthony Joshua’s WBO mandatory Oleksandr Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) next, but is unprepared to wait around forever before that proposed bout takes place according to manager Sam Jones. Time is of the essence for the 35-year-old Brit, if he’s to ultimately achieve … Continue reading Joe Joyce eyes Oleksandr Usyk rematch next, according to manager Sam Jones

Joe Joyce beats Daniel Dubois via R10 stoppage, claiming five heavyweight titles

Joe Joyce (12-0) silenced his critics to end Daniel Dubois’ 15-0 unbeaten record with an abrupt tenth-round knockout victory at Church House in Westminster, winning five heavyweight titles – including the WBC Silver and vacant European strap –  before calling out #1 ranked WBO mandatory Oleksandr Usyk (18-0) for a rematch that has been seven … Continue reading Joe Joyce beats Daniel Dubois via R10 stoppage, claiming five heavyweight titles

Fury feels 2023 will be his biggest career year as he assesses contrasting matchups with Usyk, Joyce

During his post-fight press conference, WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury answered a range of questions while vowing to give fight fans the big bouts “they really crave,” insisting a unification bout against Oleksandr Usyk can happen in the first quarter of 2023, before a domestic duel against Joe Joyce later on in the year – … Continue reading Fury feels 2023 will be his biggest career year as he assesses contrasting matchups with Usyk, Joyce

Tyson Fury retains WBC title with R10 TKO in Derek Chisora trilogy, as Usyk and Joyce watch ringside

Tyson Fury made the third defence of his WBC heavyweight title with a predictably one-sided tenth-round stoppage win against domestic rival Derek Chisora during their trilogy bout – eight years on from their second bout. Beforehand, there was a courageous comeback win for Daniel Dubois while Karol Itauma and Denys Berinchyk were among the victors … Continue reading Tyson Fury retains WBC title with R10 TKO in Derek Chisora trilogy, as Usyk and Joyce watch ringside

Juggernaut rolls on: Joyce’s R11 KO weekend win over Parker sets up intriguing 2023 title shot

Joe Joyce remains unbeaten at 15-0 with 14 KOs, the latest a thunderous one after softening up a gamely Joseph Parker effort in Manchester last weekend with overwhelming pressure and body shots. Now the WBO interim champion, again calling for Oleksandr Usyk or Tyson Fury, the 37-year-old is finally starting to gain the respect his … Continue reading Juggernaut rolls on: Joyce’s R11 KO weekend win over Parker sets up intriguing 2023 title shot

Joyce-Parker set for September 24, with nowhere to run an apt tagline for upcoming PPV bout

After protracted negotiations, politics over their broadcasting situations and undoubtedly contract complications, an eagerly-awaited WBO title eliminator between Joe Joyce and former world champion Joseph Parker is now confirmed for September 24. Seven weeks out from fight night, the ‘nowhere to run’ tagline fits this PPV bout perfectly given what’s at stake.

Frank Warren interested in exploring Wilder-Joyce contest, with opponent for Sept. 24 still TBC

Heavyweight contender Joe Joyce’s near year-long absence was ended on Saturday with a fourth-round TKO win over Germany’s Christian Hammer. While it’s unclear whether former world titlist Joseph Parker faces him next in a WBO title eliminator as previously planned, the 36-year-old’s promoter Frank Warren likes the sound of a potential Deontay Wilder matchup.

Calculated Canelo Álvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders, eighth-round TKO win

Billy Joe Saunders had his moments, started the busier and led behind the jab to good effect upon occasion, but the Brit’s 30-0 unbeaten record and WBO super-middleweight title were both seized by the sport’s pound-for-pound king Canelo Álvarez after an eighth-round corner stoppage following a competitive fight, albeit one that ended with an anti-climactic … Continue reading Calculated Canelo Álvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders, eighth-round TKO win