Former world champion New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker (31-3, 21 KOs) is close to a duel against former US challenger Michael Hunter (20-1-2, 14 KOs).
The event will be held in Britain as part of a show from Benjamin Shalom (boxer). First about him
informed Hunter: We are close to closing a deal to fight Parker. I hope this happens soon.”
In 2017, as part of the cruiserweight, Hunter tried to take the WBO title from future division absolute Oleksandr Usyk, but lost on points, was close to capitulation in the later rounds. Since then, the fighter has been performing in heavyweight. He has victories over Yako Kiladze, Martin Bakola Ilunga and Sergey Kuzmin.
The other day, Shalom signed another tough heavyweight.