Joseph Parker’s sparring partners have been urged to repeatedly foul the New Zealander as his team raise concerns about Derek Chisora’s conduct in O2 fight.
The former world champion has been undergoing punishing preparation for his upcoming clash with Chisora on the Regis Prograis-Josh Taylor bill at The O2 on October 26, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Trainer Kevin Barry has called for fighters to break the rules in sparring with Parker as he fears Chisora will attempt to unsettle the Kiwi with crude tactics
Derek Chisora will meet Joseph Parker in a highly-anticipated Heavyweight showdown in which the victor will cement themselves as a top contender in the division.
The pair sat down with Amber Dixon to preview their upcoming clash at The O2 in London which has captured the interest of fight fans worldwide and as has come to be expected with sit downs like this, the Face to Face gave us of bit of everything, with unpredictability and trash-talk aplenty.
Chisora has won over the hearts of British fight fans after his two enthralling clashes with Dillian Whyte and his sensational KO win against Carlos Takam. ‘WAR’ Chisora was most recently seen destroying Artur Szpilka in two rounds back in July and will step through the ropes on October 26 with great self-belief and confidence.
For the former WBO World Champion, October 26 is Parker’s opportunity to catapult himself back into the mix to challenge for World honours in 2020. The New Zealander penned a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn in June to join the growing list of elite level Heavyweights fighting out of the Matchroom stable.
“Chisora always brings it and I know that will bring the best out in me” said Parker. “I want to knock him out cold.