oe Joyce and Joseph Parker go head to head in a hotly-predicted heavyweight clash in Manchester on Saturday night.
The vacant interim WBO title will be on the line in a higher-stakes struggle in boxing’s blue-riband division, the winner of which will be a necessary challenger to unified champion Oleksandr Usyk, whose hopes of getting undisputed at a next excess weight class have endured a blow with fellow title-holder Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua possible to at last meet up with in a blockbuster all-British showdown in December.
Time is of the essence for the undefeated Joyce (14-), who turned 37 this 7 days and requirements to kick on the moment yet again if he is to recognize his very long-held planet championship ambition.
‘The Juggernaut’ secured a vocation-ideal win versus Daniel Dubois in November 2020, but that has been adopted by considerably a lot more minimal-key stoppages of tough veteran Carlos Takam and former European champion Christian Hammer, the latter coming following he had recovered from months out with a critical wrist injuries in July.
Parker is a clear move up for Joyce and will himself harbor ambitions of returning to the earth title photo. The New Zealander previously reigned as the WBO winner among 2016-18 after edging past Andy Ruiz Jr, defending it correctly towards Răzvan Cojanu and Hughie Fury just before shedding out to Joshua on details in Cardiff.
Parker followed that up with one more loss to Dillian Whyte but has rattled off 6 wins due to the fact then, getting to be WBO Oriental and Inter-Continental winner, defeating Derek Chisora twice in the span of seven months in Manchester very last calendar year.
Joyce vs Parker date, commence time, venue and ring walks
Joyce vs Parker will take location on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the AO Arena in Manchester, England.
The main undercard is thanks to get underway from 7pm BST, with ring walks for the most important event predicted at about 10:30pm.
As at any time, timings are subject matter to change, based on the length of those undercard bouts.
Joyce vs Parker struggle card/undercard in entire
Main support in Manchester on Saturday arrives in the sort of Amanda Serrano, who will seem to bounce back again from her shut, historic defeat by undisputed women’s light-weight winner Katie Taylor at Madison Sq. Backyard garden as she battles Sarah Mahfoud.
Unified champion Serrano is in possession of the WBC, WBO and IBO featherweight titles, though Mahfoud retains the IBF edition at 126lbs.
Somewhere else on an intriguing card, Michael Magnesi defends his IBO super-featherweight title from Anthony Cacace, even though there is a British welterweight title contest among Ekow Essuman and Samuel Antwi.
Stoke will convert out in force as standard for Nathan Heaney, who faces Jack Flatley for the IBO international middleweight gold.
Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker
Amanda Serrano vs Sarah Mahfoud
Michael Magnesi vs Anthony Cacace
Ekow Essuman vs Samuel Antwi
Nathan Heaney vs Jack Flatley
Raven Chapman vs Jorgelina Guanini
James Heneghan vs Rod Douglas Jr
Callum Thompson vs Delmar Thomas
Amaar Akbar vs Karlo Wallace
Mark Heffron vs Martin Ezequiel Bulacio
Tommy Fletcher vs Toni Visic
How to watch Joyce vs Parker
Television channel: In the Uk, Joyce vs Parker is becoming broadcast live on BT Activity Box Workplace at a expense of £19.95.
Live stream: Those people who have bought the combat can also look at it on the internet by using the BT Activity Box Business office app.
Stay website: You can also observe the whole card through Regular Sport’s are living weblog on fight evening.
Joyce vs Parker battle prediction
Joyce to get via a near break up-selection immediately after a bruising, remarkably-entertaining heavyweight slugfest.
Joyce vs Parker weigh-in final results
Joyce tipped the scales on Friday at 271.6lbs, some 16lbs heavier than Parker, who weighed in at 255.4lbs. It is the heaviest both equally gentlemen have at any time been for a pro contest.
Joyce vs Parker betting odds
Joyce to win: 1/2
Parker to gain: 6/4
Joyce to gain by selection/complex conclusion: 6/4
Joyce to get by KO, TKO or DQ: 5/2
Parker to get by conclusion/technical conclusion: 11/4
Parker to earn by KO, TKO or DQ: 11/2
Odds by way of Betfair (topic to modify).