Hughie Fury Pulls Out Of Parker Fight

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An injury has forced Hughie Fury to pull out of his world heavyweight title fight against Joseph Parker.

The undefeated Brit was scheduled to box the WBO champion in Auckland, New Zealand come May 6.

Duco events, who promote Joseph Parker already released a statement stating the search for a replacement is on.

“Duco Events was today notified by the World Boxing Organisation that mandatory No 1 challenger Hughie Fury has an injury, and will be unable to challenge champion Joseph Parker for the Heavyweight Title on May 6 in Auckland,” the statement read.

“The World Boxing Organisation has, therefore, advised Duco Events to investigate the possibility of Joseph Parker making a voluntary defence of his heavyweight title against an opponent ranked in the top 15 of the world rankings.

“Duco Events is currently investigating all options and will make no further comment today.”



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