Boxing information 2023 | Joseph Parker defeats Django Opelu, Tyson Fury assertion, calls out Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury has unleashed post-fight after Joseph Parker’s victory over Faiga ‘Django’ Opelu, declaring the previous WBO heavyweight champion is on the rise but once more. 

Parker was scientific, beginning with a left uppercut and proper cross throughout his assault on the Samoan with the referee stopping it halfway by way of the primary spherical.

The WBC heavyweight champion Fury was ecstatic ringside, watching as his pal Parker – the person he says he will not combat – claimed victory.

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“I believed it was an excellent efficiency, it simply reveals how onerous Joe has been working within the gymnasium,” he informed Most important Occasion.

“Honest play to Django he confirmed up and got here to combat, there’s lots of ranges in boxing and Joe’s a world heavyweight champion former and he is quickly to be again there for my part.”

Fury then went on to record various attainable opponents for Parker, even calling out nemesis Anthony Joshua in an expletive ridden assertion. 

“I might wish to see him combat perhaps a rematch with Andy Ruiz, Joe Joyce and even Dillian Whyte and even AJ (Anthony Joshua),” he mentioned.

“F–k all of them, Joseph Parker is f—ing again on the map.”

Whereas Parker did not title an opponent he’d wish to face, the previous champion mentioned he is out there to “anybody” with coach Andy Lee stating he can turn out to be second to Fury. 

“He wants exercise however he’ll be prepared for anybody, he is pretty much as good a heavyweight on the market,” he mentioned.

“This man behind us (Fury) is primary however he might be quantity two, he simply wants exercise, consistency and he’ll be there.”

Ex-AFL star on combat

Parker mentioned the massive first spherical win was all about getting again into kind after he misplaced to Joshua and Whyte in 2018 and Joyce final 12 months. 

“I have never had one of the best performances of late but it surely was a press release and I need to combat as quickly as I can,” he mentioned.

“I need to maintain busy, I have to get busy to maintain momentum and get again to the highest as quick as I can.”

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