Joe Joyce and Joseph Parker, the WBO’s top-rated heavyweight contenders, will collide Saturday, Sept. 24, from the AO Arena in Manchester, England.
Joyce-Parker headlines a loaded UK fight night that will stream live and exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Joyce vs Parker is promoted by Frank Warren for Queensberry Promotions in association with BOXXER.
The ESPN+ stream also features the return of seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano (42-2-1, 30 KOs), who will attempt to unify her WBO and WBC featherweight world titles against unbeaten IBF champion Sarah Mahfoud (11-0, 3 KOs). The fight will be promoted by Frank Warren for Queensberry Promotions in association with Most Valuable Promotions.
Serrano returns to the featherweight ranks after her valiant stand against undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor in April, which she lost by disputed split decision. Serrano has won world titles in every weight class from 115 to 140 pounds and is among the most decorated fighters in women’s boxing history.
- Joyce v Parker is now available to purchase exclusively on BT Sport Box Office for £19.95 in the UK
The winner will capture the interim WBO heavyweight title
- Coverage starts from 6pm on Saturday 24th September
The Juggernaut enters this fight with a record of 14-0 (13 KOs) and currently holds WBO International, WBC Silver and Commonwealth heavyweight titles. In his last fight the 36-year-old defeated Christian Hammer via a fourth-round stoppage. In the other corner, Parker (30-2, 21 KOs) boasts a six-fight winning streak leading into the bout and is hungry to re-establish himself as the top fighter in the WBO category, having previously held the belt in 2016 following a victory over Andy Ruiz.
Fans will be able to watch all of the build-up, undercard and the main event of Joyce v Parker exclusively live on BT Sport Box Office. The PPV main card will start at 6pm on BT Sport Box Office, costing £19.95 in the UK and can be watched through BT TV, Virgin TV and Sky or online via the web or the BT Sport Box Office App:
Sky customers can purchase BT Sport Box Office on channel 490 via their remote control or via www.sky.com/boxoffice/btsport.
Virgin Media TV customers in the UK: customers with a TiVo and/or V6 set-top-box should visit the On-Demand section and choose Live Events; customers with a Virgin TV360 set-top-box should visit the Live Events section
BT TV customers can go to channel 494/495 and pay using their remote control.
Viewers wanting to watch the fight online should visit www.bt.com/sportboxoffice and follow instructions to subscribe and watch on the web or on the BT Sport Box Office App, and customers can watch on the big screen using Google Chromecast and Apple Airplay.
EE, Three, Vodafone and O2 customers watching online or via the BT Sport Box Office App can choose to add the payment to their mobile bill.
Customers in the Republic of Ireland can purchase BT Sport Box Office via Sky at www.sky.com/boxoffice/btsport for – €29.99 or €34.99 (on the day).