Print Edition - 2017-04-24  |  Sports Digest

Injury costs Fury title fight


Apr 24, 2017-

Hughie Fury, the cousin of controversial former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, has withdrawn from his WBO heavyweight title bout with New Zealander Joseph Parker because of an unspecified injury. The 22-year-old Fury—who has an unblemished record of 20 wins—had been due to fight Parker, also unbeaten, in Auckland on May 6. However, Parker’s promotions company released a statement saying the former junior world super-heavyweight champion will be unable to fulfil his duties. 

Published: 24-04-2017 09:48

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