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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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Party Coverage: Scene City: Sarah Jessica Parker, Hailey Baldwin and Haim at the Hammer Gala

Party Coverage: Scene City By MONICA CORCORAN HAREL LOS ANGELES — At the Hammer Museum’s 15th annual garden gala, there was one topic that couldn’t be avoided. “At our table, we’re trying not to talk about Harvey Weinstein,” said Selma Blair, chatting with the artist and filmmaker Liz Goldwyn before dinner. “It’s overload and it’s sickening.” “It’s not just Hollywood,” Ms. Goldwyn said. “There are offenders in fashion and corporate America, too. This is only the beginning.” The event has an uncanny sense of timing. A year ago, this lively…

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MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of 'intense’ terror threat

Media playback is unsupported on your device The UK’s intelligence services are facing an “intense” challenge from terrorism, the head of MI5 has warned. Andrew Parker said there was currently “more terrorist activity coming at us, more quickly” and that it can also be “harder to detect”. The UK has suffered five terror attacks this year, and he said MI5 staff had been “deeply affected” by them. He added that more than 130 Britons who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight with so-called Islamic State had died. Speaking in…

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Parker targets 'golden goose' Joshua after beating Hughie Fury

WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker says he can “bring out the weaknesses” in Anthony Joshua in a unification bout. Parker defended his title by beating Hughie Fury on points in Manchester on Saturday and said afterwards he is ready to take on “anyone and everyone”. British WBA and IBF champion Joshua, 27, is the “golden goose”, according to the New Zealander’s trainer. And 25-year-old Parker said: “I feel I have better movement.” He added: “He’s got good power and is a good champion, but if I fight him I…

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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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‘The fear factor is back at Manchester United!’ – Former defender Paul Parker hails Jose Mourinho's ruthless Red Devils

Romelu Lukaku has scored five goals in five games for Manchester United this season Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker has hailed Jose Mourinho for bringing the fear factor back to Old Trafford, after the Red Devils swept aside FC Basel on their return to the Champions League. United had endured a 644-day absence from European football’s top table ahead of Tuesday’s game, but they announced their return with a bang as Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford completed a comfortable 3-0 victory. Mourinho’s new-look…

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