Joseph Parker has labelled Joe Joyce tactless and has promised a win regardless of the British powerhouse’s undefeated file from 14 fights.
The pair went face-to-face on Thursday forward of the WBO Interim Heavyweight Championship of the World title battle at Manchester’s AO Enviornment, which takes place on Sunday (AEST).
The pre-fight press convention was a largely one-sided affair by which Parker threw shade at his opponent, who appeared content material to cop the brunt of the mudslinging from the customer.
Joe Joyce will face former world champion Joseph Parker in a titanic conflict for the interim WBO world heavyweight title on Sunday, September 25 from 7.30am AEST. Watch stay and unique on Stan Occasion
Requested whether or not he had taken offence to Joyce’s slight, by which he referred to Parker as “Little Joe” when the battle was introduced, the Kiwi fired again.
“I do not actually care what he thinks or what his opinion is of my energy or how I battle,” stated the previous world champion.
“He’ll get a style of it on Saturday night time (native time). I’ve accomplished the work and I again every little thing that (coach) Andy (Lee] says. We have put within the work, me and Andy, within the gymnasium, on daily basis, grinding away.
“We have Tyson (Fury) there becoming a member of our runs and our coaching cheering us on bringing constructive vibes.
“I’ve obtained the meals, restoration, every little thing has been ticked off on this camp, so there is not any excuses. There isn’t any doubts.
“There isn’t any cause why I am getting in there and lose this battle. I’ll go in there and win, and win properly.
“Joe Joyce has one fashion. I do not see any changes I do not see any change. It will depend on how I present up.”
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The press convention rapidly descended into a clumsy tit-for-tat, by which Parker reiterated his “lump” description of Joyce.
“A lump. An enormous man. A person that is assured and a person that is prepared, however a person that is going to be stopped in his tracks,” Parker stated, earlier than Joyce retorted.
“Do you really imagine that?” he stated.
“Sure I actually imagine that,” Parker fired again.
“I’m very assured going into this battle, little doubt. I’ll cease you proper in your tracks. Hype prepare.”
“What’s that?” Joyce stated.
“Hype prepare? Alright.”
Requested whether or not Parker would have a straightforward night time, Joyce replied, “I do not imagine so. He is clearly going to search out out.”
The winner of Sunday’s battle in Manchester will take a step in the direction of an eventual world title shot towards WBO titleholder Oleksandr Usyk.
Joyce is ranked No.1 by the WBO, with Parker second.
WHAT IS AT STAKE?
The winner will battle for the WBO Heavyweight Championship of the World title towards an as-yet undetermined opponent, prone to be Oleksandr Usyk.
WHERE IS THE FIGHT?
AO Enviornment, Manchester, United Kingdom.
HOW MANY ROUNDS IS THE FIGHT?
The battle is scheduled to go 12 rounds, however knock-outs.
HOW CAN I WATCH IT ALL?
Stan Occasion will carry each second of the motion completely, stay and ad-free.
The pay-per-view battle prices $40 for Stan subscribers.
WHEN DOES THE ACTION START?
Stan Occasion will start its broadcast at 3am with the primary occasion battle between Parker and Joyce slated for 7.30am, pending outcomes of earlier fights.
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FULL FIGHT CARD
Joe Joyce vs. Joseph Parker
Amanda Serrano vs. Sarah Mahfoud
Michael Magnesi (c) vs. Anthony Cacace
Ekow Essuman vs. Samuel Antwi
Nathan Heaney vs. Jack Flatley
Raven Chapman vs. Jorgelina Guanini
James Heneghan vs. Rod Douglas Jr.
Amaar Akbar vs. Karlo Wallace
Tommy Fletcher vs. Toni Visic
Mark Heffron vs. Martin Ezequiel Bulacio
JOE JOYCE BIO
Standing: Present World WBO No.1
Age: 36 (Born: September 19, 1985)
Complete fights: 14
Report: 14-0 (13 wins by way of knockout)
JOSEPH PARKER BIO
Standing: Present world WBO No.2, former world champion
Nationality: New Zealander
Age: 30 (Born: January 9, 1992)
Complete fights: 32
Report: 30-2 (21 wins by way of knockout)
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