JOSEPH PARKER’S idiosyncratic promoter has continued his war of words while trying to negotiate a heavyweight world title unification fight with Anthony Joshua, the IBF and WBA champion.
David Higgins, representing WBO heavyweight titlist Parker, declared, “I’m getting hate mail from Joshua’s ‘brainwashed’ fans asking me how I can demand that slice of the pie for Parker. That disrespects that Joseph has been in this game for 20-something years.”
“A lot of British fans have been brainwashed into thinking Joshua is the bullet-proof unbeatable guy but he’s actually getting flattened all the time,” he claimed, speaking to ESPN. “It’s happened in numerous training camp and Wladimir Klitschko also flattened him.