News | Apr 23 2017

Disaster strikes Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury

Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury world title fight is derailed, writes John Dennen
Hughie Fury
Fury  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

THE Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury WBO world heavyweight title fight is off.

The contest was due to take place on May 6 in New Zealand but now Hughie has suffered an injury and been forced to withdraw from the fight.

Fury is the cousin of former heavyweight Tyson and the fight was a good edition to an intriguing heavyweight division, as Anthony Joshua fights Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF and WBA titles while America’s WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder waits in the wings.


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