'I'm keen, I'm ready' - former Aussie WBA title holder challenges Parker after Fury pulls out of May bout


It didn't take long for prospective Joseph Parker opponents to line up.

Parker's WBO title defence on May 6 against Englishman Hughie Fury has today been cancelled, with the Fury camp citing injury.

The WBO will allow Parker and his team to take on another boxer inside their top 15 rankings.

It's unclear if any though would be willing to fight Parker with less than two week's notice.

This hasn't stopped former Australian WBA title holder Lucas Browne throwing down the gauntlet.

Browne, 38, posted on Twitter that he would take the opportunity to take on Parker for the WBO title in two weeks.

"Joseph Parker I'm keen, I'm ready, I'm down to fight my bro... just need the call. No bullsh*t, no lie. Give me the call," tweeted Browne.


Browne won the heavyweight WBA title against Ruslan Chagaev in March last year but was stripped of his title after testing positive for the banned substance Clenbuterol following the bout.

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