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

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

After his R4 blasting win over Bryan, Dubois must now step up the gears again

Sure, you can only beat what’s in-front of you. However, after blasting overmatched opponent Trevor Bryan with a fourth-round KO in Miami over the weekend as expected to capture the WBA’s (Regular) heavyweight title, Daniel Dubois and his team must now intensify his challenges if he’s to erase the Joe Joyce loss as little more … Continue reading After his R4 blasting win over Bryan, Dubois must now step up the gears again

Fury fires R6 uppercut to TKO Whyte, retains WBC belt again before retirement talk resumes

Messy and slow rather than the barnstormer both promised, Tyson Fury asserted full control early and retained his WBC heavyweight strap with a sixth-round TKO win over British rival Dillian Whyte as a record 94,000 crowd watched at Wembley. Afterwards, he insisted it’s now time to retire before leaving the door open for exhibition fights, … Continue reading Fury fires R6 uppercut to TKO Whyte, retains WBC belt again before retirement talk resumes

Joseph Parker’s improved display vs. Derek Chisora sets up encouraging 2022

Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker produced a refreshing change for once en route to a comfortable decision win over a gamely Derek Chisora – dodgy scorecards aside. While he’ll remain in Morecambe with his family and team over Christmas, the 29-year-old will hope this showing sets up a successful return to the top table … Continue reading Joseph Parker’s improved display vs. Derek Chisora sets up encouraging 2022

Fury’s camp posturing over Whyte title defence shows why the best often hibernate

Needless posturing about a prospective title defence against domestic rival Dillian Whyte next year by co-promoters Bob Arum and Frank Warren surrounding Tyson Fury’s homecoming has only served to shine a light on why The Gypsy King’s resume remains flimsy at the highest level – as well as why the bulk of the world’s best … Continue reading Fury’s camp posturing over Whyte title defence shows why the best often hibernate