Joe Joyce vs. Joseph Parker Lands On Sept. 24 From The AO
Arena In Manchester, England
Joe Joyce and Joseph Parker, the WBO’s top-rated heavyweight
contenders, will collide Saturday, Sept. 24, from the AO
Arena in Manchester, England.
The unbeaten Joyce (14-0, 13 KOs) – a 2016 Olympic silver
medallist — holds the WBO International and WBC Silver
heavyweight titles and is a former British, Commonwealth and
Parker (30-2, 21 KOs) previously held the WBO world title,
winning the vacant belt against Andy Ruiz Jr. in 2016 and
making successful defenses against Razvan Cojanu and Hughie
Fury before losing on points in a unification fight against
Joyce-Parker headlines a loaded UK fight night that will
stream live and exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+ at 2 p.m.
ET/11 a.m. PT. Joyce vs Parker is promoted by Frank Warren
for Queensberry Promotions in association with BOXXER.
The ESPN+ stream also features the return of seven-weight
world champion Amanda Serrano (42-2-1, 30 KOs), who will
attempt to unify her WBO and WBC featherweight world titles
against unbeaten IBF champion Sarah Mahfoud (11-0, 3 KOs).
The fight will be promoted by Frank Warren for Queensberry
Promotions in association with Most Valuable Promotions.
Serrano returns to the featherweight ranks after her valiant
stand against undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor
in April, which she lost by disputed split decision. Serrano
has won world titles in every weight class from 115 to 140
pounds and is among the most decorated fighters in women’s
'Nowhere to Run', Joyce vs. Parker, will be broadcast live
in the UK on BT Sport Box Office.