Daily Trends Now
Daily Trends Now


I'm Younger, Sharper, Stronger Than Klitschko, Parker Tells Joshua

I'm Younger, Sharper, Stronger Than Klitschko, Parker Tells Joshua

Joshua is putting his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association titles on the line against World Boxing Organization champion Parker in front of an expected 78,000 sell-out crowd at the Principality Stadium.

But as a pro, in short order, Joshua faced - and defeated - top contenders Dillian Whyte, Dominic Breazeale and former long-time reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko. "I'm looking at Parker, he's a champion for a reason". "You've got two sides of it".

28, is a big 1/9 betting favourite with United Kingdom bookmakers ahead of facing New Zealander Parker in front of an expected crowd of 80,000.

But he insisted that, after several hours of press duties, he had to eat before heading off for another training session.

I have to make sure I stay focused on the job at hand. Now, when I look at him, I don't sense any doubt in him.

That was Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko, whom he beat at Wembley in April past year. I took everything I didn't know then into this camp.

"Takam was game, he was a lot shorter, he was in great shape".

"I know if I catch him clean, he's out".




"We're only focused on this fight".

The WBO heavyweight champion told Sky Sports: 'The All Blacks always do great here in Wales so I'm looking forward to keeping that record clean'.

The New Zealander's promoter David Higgins said: "It's a roll-over of a co-promotion deal, so major decisions will be jointly made".

He said: 'Klitschko's a great fighter and a great champion who we respect, but Klitschko's Klitschko.

"But he was a little older and I feel like I'm younger and sharper, and stronger". I'm here to be part of history and I'm not just doing it for myself, I'm doing it for my team, my family and my country.

"I'm going to beat him", smiled Parker, who looked like Kevin Costner in JFK in his light grey, three-piece suit and retro glasses. "These belts are mine". It's a fact that he has been dropped if not once, but many times in sparring. I will see how I feel on fight night.

But Rob McCracken, Joshua's trainer, countered by saying: "Being relaxed and comfortable preparing for fights like this doesn't do anything for what happens when you are in there facing Joshua".

follow

editors' picks

March 28, 2018
2 officers in black man's fatal shooting won't be charged
I know the Sterling family is hurting. "I know that they may not agree with the decision". "These are the facts", Landry said. Louisiana's attorney general has ruled out criminal charges against the two white officers in the fatal shooting of Sterling.

March 27, 2018
Man confesses faking mental illness after attack on woman
Bulandshahr superintendent of police Praveen Ranjan Singh also said that a case against 20-25 people has been registered. In a mobile phone video, the woman can be seen strung up in public as he lashes out at her until she collapses.

March 25, 2018
'Your are beyond the Crown Prince,' Trump praises wealthy Mohammad Bin Salman
At the White House, Trump repeated his description of the Iran nuclear deal , negotiated by Obama , as the "worst deal ever". The Saudi cabinet even scrambled to adopt a national nuclear policy to that effect ahead of bin Salman's trip to the US.

March 24, 2018
Loyola-Chicago vs. Nevada
Caleb Martin led Nevada's team in scoring with 21 points, while shooting 44.4% from the field (making 8 of 18 attempts). The narrow margin-wins for slight upsets in the Sweet 16 aren't the only similarities for K-State and Loyola-Chicago.

March 24, 2018
Woman bumped from overbooked United flight walks away with $10K
However, she was reportedly kept from boarding the flight because there was not room and she paid the lowest fare for her ticket. A spokesman for United Airlines confirmed on Friday that a passenger got the big voucher, but he didn't name the person.

March 22, 2018
Gonzaga vs. Florida State - 3/22/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
"We were much better than Xavier in the last two and a half minutes of the game", Florida State Coach Leonard Hamilton said. Because Florida State doesn't win this game without PJ Savoy - another of our favorites - doesn't do his thing.

March 21, 2018
Los Alamitos aims to opt out of California's 'sanctuary state' law
About 200 people packed into Los Alamitos City Hall, many of whom watched the meeting on a monitor from an overflow room outside. Tony Cobian, who owns a local diner, said many people in the community know one another and try to help others out.

March 19, 2018
Pak 'must do more' against Taliban, terror groups
Earlier, Pakistan embassy in Washington hosted a luncheon in honour of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The meeting lasted for 40 minutes.

March 19, 2018
Henrik Stenson atop riveting leaderboard after Round 3 at Bay Hill
The third-round 69 breaks a small string of third-round improvement during Woods' three previous made cuts this year. Woods mixed six birdies with three bogeys in his three-under-par 69 during the third round at Florida's Bay Hill.

March 19, 2018
US Looks to Protect Afghan Capital Against Taliban Bombings
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast that hit the Despechari area in eastern Kabul in the morning on March 17. The pre-planned blast took place when many people were driving to work and educational institutes.