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Joseph Parker’s promoter attacks Anthony Joshua: “Sort your s*** out!”

David Higgins, promoter of WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, has ripped into Anthony Joshua and told him to “sort your s*** out” during negotiations for their potential heavyweight unification. Higgins expressed his frustration and bemusement at the fact Joshua is yet to accept the fight with Parker despite the fact he has publicly been offered 65% of the pot and a rematch clause. “Global heavyweight unifications happen once every ten years or less, the last undisputed champion was Lennox Lewis,” Higgins explained to talkSPORT.com. “He [Joshua] is quoted as saying: ‘I’m…

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Joseph Parker's promoter calls on Eddie Hearn to strike 'fair deal' for Anthony Joshua fight

David Higgins (left) is waiting for a ‘fair deal’ from Eddie Hearn Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Joseph Parker’s promoter David Higgins has called on Eddie Hearn to strike a ‘fair deal’ for a potential fight with Anthony Joshua. Both fighters’ camps have been locked in negotiations ahead of a proposed 2018 showdown involving the WBO heavyweight champion and Joshua, who holds the WBA ‘super’ and IBF titles. Parker has won all 24 of his fights as a professional and has yet to be knocked down in his career but has…

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WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker tells talkSPORT deal to fight Anthony Joshua 'very close'

Listen to Joseph Parker on talkSPORT above! Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Joseph Parker has told talkSPORT a deal to fight Anthony Joshua is ‘very close’. The WBO champion believes he is the best heavyweight in the world and is ready to come to Britain in 2018 to prove it by knocking out Joshua, the IBF and WBA belt holder. “I’ve wanted to fight him for a long time now and to find out who the best in the world is, we should fight each to unify the belts,” the New Zealander…

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The Black Excellence of Kahlil Joseph

Black excellence is a thing. People—from Beyoncé Knowles to Venus and Serena Williams to folks you haven’t heard of—are into it. It’s less a movement than a standard: believers set the bar high not only for themselves but also for others who share their vision, especially when it pertains to black history, stories, and style. Black excellence harks back to an earlier time, when hardworking, aspirational parents told their kids, “Don’t make us go up to that school,” meaning, Don’t mess up, do better than great, and never let “them”…

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Joseph Parker beats Hughie Fury on points to retain WBO heavyweight title

Hughie Fury failed in his first shot at a world title as New Zealand’s Joseph Parker retained his WBO heavyweight championship with a controversial points win at the Manchester Arena. Parker was the aggressor throughout, with Briton Fury happy to box off his jab, and the visiting fighter finished strongly, landing solid shots late on. The scorecards were divided, one had it a 114-114 draw, the other two giving it to the champion by 118-110. Fury’s camp was angry at the verdict. Parker missed often but landed enough solid work…

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Hughie Fury v Joseph Parker: Parker retains WBO heavyweight title

Joseph Parker beat Britain’s Hughie Fury on points to retain the WBO world heavyweight title in Manchester. The New Zealander, 25, won the bout 118-110 on two judges’ scorecards, while the third scored it as a 114-114 draw at Manchester Arena. Parker landed several big punches in the 12th round against 23-year-old Fury, the cousin of former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. It was Parker’s second successful title defence. Live reaction & analysis More to follow. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Former EastEnders actor Joseph Shade admits sex offences

Former EastEnders actor Joseph Shade has admitted sexual offences against three teenage girls. The youth worker, from Sheringham in Norfolk, played Peter Beale as a child from 1998 until 2004. Shade, 24, admitted five counts of causing or inciting a child under 18 to engage in sexual activity while in a position of trust and one count of sexual activity with a child. He was released on bail and will be sentenced at a later date. The offences were committed against three girls aged between 14 and 17, and happened…

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