Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao’s sent a tweet to Joseph Parker ahead of his IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator bout against Carlos Takam in Auckland this weekend.
The winner is guaranteed a title fight against British superstar Anthony Joshua.
Also, Joseph Parker and Carlos Takam were involved in a tense moment where they talked about the tweets they sent to each other when the fight was announced.
QUESTION: What did you make of Carlos Takam’s tweets? The first thing he said, “Unfortunately it was a mistake to take my challenge”
JOSEPH PARKER: A lot of people talk themselves up to give themselves confidence. I like to do my talking in the ring with my fists.
CARLOS TAKAM: I’m ready to win my friend.
QUESTION: You also said; “I will knockout and show Parker a real man on May 21”. Do you stand by that?
CARLOS TAKAM: Ah yes, you are going to see that in the ring.
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