Joshua vs Parker: Tyson Fury appearance welcomed by Anthony Joshua
By James Dielhenn
Last Updated: 17/01/18 1:38pm
Anthony Joshua has brushed off Joseph Parker’s suggestion that he might be accompanied to the ring by Tyson Fury.
Parker has been on good terms with Fury since defeating his cousin, Hughie, in a defence of the WBO heavyweight title last year.
Joshua vs Parker on Box Office
Sky Sports Box Office will show the heavyweight unification from Cardiff, on Saturday, March 31.
"It's good. It brings attention to the sport," Joshua told Sky Sports News about Fury attending his upcoming unification fight against Parker.
No matter what [Fury] says outwardly, he has a lot of underlying respect for me.
"It will be interesting because I am sure Fury will try and do a little tag-team and do a few rounds for him. He's just got that in his locker.
"No matter what he says outwardly, he has a lot of underlying respect for me and that's just as a far as I know but I just take it with a pinch of salt.
"I don't take anything from him to heart and if he wants he is welcome to walk to the ring."
Watch the Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker world heavyweight title unification fight, from Principality Stadium, Cardiff, on March 31, live and exclusive on Sky Sports Box Office.