|AJ takes out Wladimir Klitschko|Anthony Joshua - Joseph Parker showdown slated for March, 2018 The process of unifying the world Heavyweight boxing division has begun in earnest with the IBF and WBA (Super) heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, set to challenge Parker for his WBO strap. Joshua is on the verge of returning to training camp.
The deal is close to being signed by both sides and Joshua confirmed the heavyweight blockbuster is on.
‘What I think can be a reality is, I want to fight for the other championship belts,’ Joshua told BBC Five Live.
Parker is unbeaten in his pro career (Picture: Getty)
The British superstar added,
‘There’s only two left, I have three. There’s five on the table and I have three of them, I want to fight for the fourth one, the WBO heavyweight championship of the world.
‘Negotiations are tough, but, in terms of the love of the sport, I won’t let that get in the way from achieving my goal because legacy is important to me and I think we’re achieving something that…
To hold all five belts has never been done before, so I won’t let negotiations get in the way of securing my legacy and what I could achieve in the sport.
‘I think we’re 95 per cent of the way there with completing with Joseph Parker.'