"He (Parker) hasn't had as many fights as Joshua and for him this is a defining fight but I think it will be one of Anthony Joshua's hardest so far".
Last April, Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over former unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium.
With the addition of Joshua vs. Parker, SHOWTIME will televise all four of the Heavyweight World titles in the same month as undefeated American Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) will defend his WBC belt against unbeaten Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) on Saturday, March 3 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
"But let's say I've got 20 quid (pounds) in my pocket and I'm looking at Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua".
The 2012 Olympic champion was equally certain he would emerge triumphant, portraying Parker as another step in his own life journey and not even the toughest opponent.
He said: "1000 per cent it is one fight at a time".
Britain's Anthony Joshua is overhyped and set for a major upset in Saturday's heavyweight unification fight, insists his opponent Joseph Parker.
"It's why I'll always respect Klitschko and why I'm glad he lost to me because I gave him the respect he deserves". I'm young, I'm fast, I'm strong.
China renews pledge to open its markets
European policymakers, for instance, remain concerned that more of China's low-priced steel could be dumped in their markets. Haviland said that while trade concerns may seem to have receded, in fact the issue has yet to play out.
Chinese oil futures launch may threaten primacy of US dlr
Crude oil futures slipped on Monday, but losses were capped by a rebound in stock markets and escalating Saudi-Iran tensions. This did not stop global commodity trading giant Glencore from buying the Chinese futures on the first day of trading.
Rain, mix, and snow ends tonight, but expect slick spots
If we do have a stormy day a week from this Thursday , that would potentially set up for a pleasant Easter Weekend.we'll see. Starting next week on Monday , the rain chances will remain at 20%, but then by Tuesday , the rain chances go up to 30%.
Parker was also in confident mood, admitting that he was yet to make up his mind about how he was going to defeat the home favourite this weekend.
"We've trained hard for this fight, prepared and like I said, I am confident". I'm punching hard, I'm punching with way more speed so I'm looking to put on a display.
New Zealand's biggest fight since David Tua fought Lennox Lewis in 2000 and the most anticipated sporting event since the 2015 World Cup final is just days away. I am not here for a payday, I am here to be part of history.
Ahead of Saturday's fight night, we look at how the champions compare, TV information, predictions and betting odds.
"I know if I catch him clean, he's out".
"Twenty fights, twenty knockouts, and every single person going into the fight - they believed they had the key".
To ease you through these times, Stuff has provided you with this All You Need To Know guide, so that you get the facts worth knowing and won't miss a thing between now and Sunday morning's fight. We love challenges, we see him as a big challenge which is the reason we want to fight him.
But regardless, it should be noted the Wolverines have done everything correctly this season - win or lose at the Final Four. The crowd included Rudy Tomjanovich, the MI alumnus and former Lakers coach, who watched in Wolverines gear near courtside.
Puigdemont had been visiting Finland since Thursday, but slipped out of the Nordic country before Finnish police could detain him. Puigdemont was stopped near the Danish border with Germany , a spokesperson of his party said on Sunday.
Sergei Skripal wrote to Vladimir Putin asking to be pardoned and to be able to visit his home country, a friend has revealed. Russian Federation responded by expelling its own diplomats and shutting down the British Council cultural organisation.
Watson played 109 holes over seven matches, going to the 18th hole just once when he halved his match with Julian Suri on Friday. And now Thomas is one match away from reaching No. 1 in the world and having a shot at his first World Golf Championships title.
The historic Qantas flight QF9 is the first non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to Britain landed after 17 hours in London . The plane was fitted with special features to minimise discomfort during the journey including measures which minimised noise.
She stayed silent on stage for six minutes and 20 seconds - the exact amount of time it took them to be killed. Aspen Stelly says she has personal experience with what she says are lax gun regulations not being enforced.
In Thailand, ride-hailing services by privately owned vehicles are illegal but many drivers work with both Uber and Grab . Grab declared that Uber will partake a 27.5 percent stake and a position on its board as far as the deal is concerned.
The app, the party claimed was one-of-its kind, which offers users a "guest mode" that does not require any permission or data. To this, the BJP countered the charge by saying that Gandhi and his party had zero knowledge of technology.
Sanaa likes singing when she's not acting, and even recorded a song called Emotional in 2015 for her film The Perfect Guy. However, Lathan has denied that she is the actress who bit Beyonce in the face . "'That bitch is on drugs".
The film earned praise for its progressive values, mostly black cast, sympathetic portrayal of African cultures, and performances. By April, then, Black Panther will probably pass Spider-Man: Homecoming's Chinese box office gross of $116.2 million.
Mary Conditt, 83, said she last saw her grandson in December when he traveled with his family to her house for Christmas. He spent two years there as a business administration major but did not secure a degree, according to the school.
Jason Holder named captain for ICC World Cup Qualifier team
Afghanistan will join fellow qualifier West Indies in the 10-team World Cup in England and Wales from May 30-July 14, 2019. But as we bring down the curtains to a topsy-turvy qualification campaign, here's what we can take away from it.
Trump passes $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert shut down
The Senate passed the spending bill by a 65-32 vote early Friday after the House of Representatives approved the measure Thursday. It would have been the third shutdown of 2018, something lawmakers from both parties had worked hard to avoid.
Google honours 45th Chipko Movement anniversary with a doodle
The background in the doodle gives a picture of the flora and fauna these women were fighting for. "Save them from being looted". A large group of people from the Bishnoi community refuses to go along with the felling of trees by embracing them.
Pacific Rim Uprising tames Black Panther at box office
In theaters now, director Ryan Coogler's Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa/ Black Panther , Michael B. Set in a dystopian futuristic Japan, dogs have been quarantined on a remote island due to a canine flu.
America's oldest gun manufacturer files for bankruptcy
According the New York Times , " Remington borrowed heavily during that time, including to buy out investors who wanted to leave". Some US retailers have raised the age limit for certain firearms purchases to 21 or stopped stocking semi-automatic weapons.
Toyworld Mag look at the Toys R Us situation
Outside of MGA, Larian and other investors launched a campaign on GoFundMe for the purchase of assets from the company. The Toys R Us troubles have hurt big toy makers like Mattel and Hasbro, which have been key suppliers to the chain.
Justin Thomas advances to Match Play semifinals
Instead, Kyle Stanley made an 8-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win, and then he beat Casey on the second hole of a playoff. That's how you do it in match play. "If I was sick or really sick, me trying to play this week wasn't going to do me any good".
Bank of England sets up its own fintech hub
The Bank noted the recent Brexit transition deal at the rates meeting, but gave no comment on its effect on the economic outlook. As such, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is now seen as unlikely to be considering near-term monetary policy adjustment.
Donald Trump welcomes Saudi Prince, says Saudi Arabia
Discussion focused on means of developing trade cooperation and technology development between Saudi Arabia and the United States. The two are similar in age - Kushner is 37, while MBS is 32 - and the Trump aide sees the prince as a key ally in curbing Iran.