Parker: "Fans Want To See Knockouts, I'll Deliver"
Zach Parker says he'll deliver "what the fans want to see"
when he takes on Cesar Nunez for the WBO International
Super-Middleweight Title this evening at The SSE Arena,
Wembley, live on Sky Sports and DAZN.
Following a stunning 11th round knockout win over Rohan
Murdock in his last fight, Derby's Parker (19-0, 13 KOs) is
promising to produce another show-stopping finish as he
looks to capture the attention of the 168lbs World
Should Parker claim victory, he'll remain in line for a shot
at the winner of tonight's all-British WBO
Super-Middleweight World Title showdown between undefeated
champion Billy Joe Saunders and challenger Martin Murray.
"The fans watch boxing because they want to see knockouts,
and I deliver knockouts" said Parker, who weighed in at
167lbs at the official weigh-in yesterday.
"In 2021 I'm looking at World Title shots, I've already said
I'm after Billy Joe Saunders as he has the belt, but any of
the World Champions in this division I'm looking at.
"I know I have a job to do here, and Nunez is an experienced
fighter who has got a big chance to show what he can do. I
can't look past him, and I'm not, but World Title talk
motivates me. I can't let him get in my way of becoming the
Parker’s promoter Nisse Sauerland says he can't wait to see
his charge in action again, describing the 26-year-old as a
"He knocks people out, he's unbelievable at it. He has this
ability to end a fight, a perfect combination of speed,
timing and power.
“The future is really bright for Zach, but he'll have to go
to work tonight. He's capable of stopping Nunez, but Nunez
won't make it easy for him.
“He gets this job done, then we start having the exciting
conversations about 2021, he'll be Mandatory and we'll make
that fight happen."
Parker vs. Nunez is part of a big night of action in London,
Belfast's James Tennyson (27-3, 23 KOs) meets Canada's Josh
O'Reilly (16-0, 6 KOs) in an Eliminator for the WBA
Lightweight World Title, Watford Super-Bantamweight Shannon
Courtenay (5-1, 2 KOs) looks to return to winning ways
against Poland's Dorota Nurek (6-1, 1 KO), Derby's Zach
Parker (19-0, 13 KOs) takes on Spain's Cesar Nunez (17-2-1,
9 KOs) for the WBO International Super-Middleweight Title,
New Malden Super-Middleweight talent Lerrone Richards (13-0,
3 KOs) makes his Matchroom debut against Finland's Timo
Laine (28-14, 12 KOs), Southampton's Lewis Edmondson (3-0)
clashes with Manchester's John Telford (11-2-1, 2 KOs) over
six rounds at Super-Middleweight and exciting Sheffield
Featherweight Donte Dixon (4-0, 3 KOs) meets Welshman Angelo
Dragone (5-1) over six rounds.