The cousin of Tyson Fury gets his chance to be the family’s newest world champion – here is everything you need to know
HUGHIE FURY gets the chance to step out of his cousin’s shadow on September 23 as he fights Joseph Parker for the WBO heavyweight world title.
While it seems Tyson is never out of the headlines, Hughie has swiftly made his way into contention for boxing’s biggest prize.
But in Joseph Parker, he faces somewhat of an unknown quantity, despite being the title holder.
Both boxers are undefeated in the professional game, but Parker has proved to have more knockout power so far.
Here’s all you need to know ahead of the big fight.
What time and where will Hughie Fury fight Joseph Parker?
Hughie Fury will fight Joseph Parker at the Manchester Arena on Saturday, September 23.
The big fight is expected to start around 10pm.
The undercard will start around 6pm.
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What TV channel is Hughie Fury vs Joseph Parker on?
Hughie Fury vs Joseph Park will be shown EXCLUSIVELY on YouTube, for the early bird price of £9.99.
It will be a first for boxing coverage in the United Kingdom and Ireland
Early bird prices available until September 17 will set fans back just under a tenner and it is £14.99 after that.
Where can I watch Hughie Fury vs Joseph Parker?
The show should start with the full undercard around 6pm.
Tickets can be bought at www.eventim.co.uk and are priced at £40, £60, £100, £150, £200, £300 and VIP £600.
You can of course follow all the action on SunSport’s LIVE BLOG from Manchester Arena on the night.
Who is fighting on the undercard?
With the big men of boxing in the main event, the small men of the sport, feature in the chief support with British Bantamweight Champion Josh Wale defending his title against Don Broadhurst.
An exciting lightweight showdown features Manchester’s Joe Murray against Ellesmere Port’s Matty Fagan in an Eliminator for the British Title.
Galway’s Peter McDonagh and Colne’s Shayne Singleton square-off in a ten-round super-welterweight battle.
Manchester fight favourite Jimmy ‘Kilrain’ Kelly, appears on the show courtesy of MTK Global, as does Amir Khan’s younger brother Haroon.
Red-hot heavyweight prospect Con Sheehan has his seventh pro-outing on the card.
Completing the card will be Droylesdon light-heavyweight Craig Bunn, Middleton welterweight Liam Taylor; Manchester heavyweight Lee Carter, Bolton super-middleweight Jake Kilganoon and Blackburn light-heavyweight Mickey Ellison.
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