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Date set to be announce for Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker clash

The 28-year-old currently holds three of the five heavyweight titles, having this year added the WBA and IBO belts to the IBF belt he won in 2016.

He aspires to become the first boxer in history to hold all five titles and thinks a deal to fight WBO champion Parker in the next few months is close.
What I think can be a the truth is, I need to battle for the other title belts,’ Joshua revealed to BBC Five Live’s Sportsweek program when approached what his desire are for 2018.

‘There’s just two remaining, I have three. There’s five on the table and I have three of them, I need to battle for the fourth one, the WBO heavyweight title of the world.

Transactions are intense, yet, as far as the adoration for the game, I won’t let that act as a burden from accomplishing my objective since heritage is imperative to me and I believe we’re accomplishing something that… To hold each of the five belts has never been done, so I won’t let arrangements hinder securing my heritage and what I could accomplish in the game.

‘I believe we’re 95 for each penny of the path there with finishing with Joseph Parker.’

At the point when asked when a battle with the New Zealander would happen and in the event that it would be on British soil, Joshua included: ‘End of March, I would state.

‘It must be (in this nation), the British help, what we’re accomplishing here is extraordinary.

‘Also, I recall forget when I was watching boxing, it was constantly about America, America, America and notwithstanding being a best on the planet you need to battle the world over, however it’s decent to claim the market here. We possess the market and we’re not surging anyplace, given the British fans a chance to remain on home soil for a bit, let other individuals travel.’

Should he crush Parker, Joshua would then need to go up against and beat undefeated WBC champion Deontay Wilder to understand his aspiration.

He additionally recommended he would battle kindred British boxer Tyson Fury in the new year.

He has his own particular fights and evil spirits to confront and, once he has over them, he’s more than welcome to enter a ring with me. It’s something that we ought to concentrate on in 2018.

‘With all due regard to Tyson Fury, I figure it would be insightful if his handlers got him a couple of battles, get the body ticking over again and after that recover that adoration for the game.

‘A couple of wins added to the repertoire and afterward we can make them split.’

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