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Anthony Joshua to face Joseph Parker in heavyweight title unification fight

Press Association logoPress Association 14/01/2018 By Mark Staniforth, Press Association Sport
Anthony Joshua will face Joseph Parker in a unification bout in Cardiff in March.: Anthony Joshua File Photo © PA WIRE Anthony Joshua File Photo

Anthony Joshua will return to Cardiff to face Joseph Parker in a world heavyweight title unification fight at the Principality Stadium on March 31.

Joshua's promoters Matchroom Boxing confirmed the deal on Sunday, concluding weeks of fractious negotiations between the two sides.

Joshua will put his WBA and IBF titles on the line against New Zealander Parker, who has held the WBO version of the title since December 2016.

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