Watch: Tyson joins Hughie, one praises other criticises Parker at press conference
Tyson Fury took to the stage on Tuesday as Hennessy Sports and Duco Events held court to announce their world title fight between Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury.
Parker puts his WBO heavyweight title on the line at Manchester Arena in the UK on September 23 as the younger Fury aims to emulate his cousin in claiming world honours.
Tyson, without a fight since shocking the world in November 2015 against Wladimir Klitschko, had big words of praise for Parker, whom he called ‘a fighting man’ ahead of the fall clash.
Opponent Hughie, on the other hand, questioned Parker’s recent meeting with Eddie Hearn over a fight with Anthony Joshua
Also present was Tyson’s father John, uncle and trainer Peter, plus a Duco entourage including Kevin Barry and David Higgins.
Watch the video provided by Hennessy Sports.