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Joyce vs Parker: Live stream information and how to watch the fight on BT Sport Box Office
Joe Joyce takes on Joseph Parker for the WBO interim heavyweight world title in Manchester. Find out how to watch and stream this unmissable event on BT Sport Box Office HD.
Joe Joyce returns to action tonight in a heavyweight barnburner as he takes on former world champion Joseph Parker for the WBO interim title, exclusively live on BT Sport Box Office HD.
The Juggernaut demolished Christian Hammer on his last appearance in the ring in July, ending a year-long, injury-enforced hiatus in destructive style with a comfortable fourth round knockout.
He's keen to keep the winning habit on what looks to be the toughest night of his professional career yet when he faces the former WBO champion Parker for a piece of the world title.
Joyce vs Parker: Nowhere to run
Two of the toughest men in the heavyweight division clash for the interim world title tonight. Book your seat now for Joyce vs Parker, exclusively live on BT Sport Box Office HD from 6pm.
Meanwhile Parker is keen to show he is a fighter reborn under the tutelage of trainer Andy Lee and the mentorship of heavyweight comrade Tyson Fury.
The Kiwi combatant has not been beaten since losing successive fights to Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte back in 2018 - but the 30-year-old believes he is now entering his prime on his quest to reach the summit of the mountain once more.
There's also a cracking co-main event coming your way as Amanda Serrano makes her British debut when she takes on IBF featherweight champion Sarah Mahfoud, looking to add one more belt to her WBC, WBO and IBO titles and taking one more step on the road to becoming the undisputed queen at 126lb.
Joyce vs Parker live blog
Plus Anthony Cacace takes on IBO super-featherweight champion Michael Magnesi in what promises to be a proper shootout, while British welterweight supremo Ekow Essuman puts his Lord Lonsdale belt on the line on the line once again in a cracker against a game challenger in Samuel Antwi.
With the likes of Nathan Heaney, Raven Chapman and Mark Heffron also showcasing their skills, it promises to be one of the best nights in British boxing this year when the action begins at 6pm.
Here are all the ways you can watch or live stream Joyce vs Parker on BT Sport Box Office HD.
How to watch Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker
How to watch Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker on BT TV
How to watch Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker on Sky
How to live stream Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker
How to watch Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker on Virgin
How to watch Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker in the Republic of Ireland
What if I can't watch Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker live?
How much does the fight cost in the UK?
The price for Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker will be £19.95.
What is the price for viewers in the ROI?
The price for Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker in the Republic of Ireland will be €29.99 increasing to €34.99 if purchased on the day.
How to watch the fight on BT TV
BT TV customers can use their remote control to buy Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker.
Simply press the ‘BT Player’ button then ‘Buy Now’ on the event, which will be shown on channel 494.
Can I watch the fight on Sky?
Yes, Sky customers can purchase BT Sport Box Office on channel 490 via their remote control or via www.sky.com/boxoffice/btsport.
How to live stream Joyce vs Parker
Anyone who wants to stream the fight can simply visit bt.com/sportboxoffice to purchase the event and then watch either on the website link provided or via the BT Sport Box Office app.
EE, Three and O2 customers watching online or via the app can choose to add the payment to their mobile bill.
The event is also fully compatible with Google Chromecast and Apple Airplay.
Can I watch the fight on Virgin TV?
Yes. Virgin TV customers will be able to press ‘On Demand’ and then ‘Live Events’ on their remote control to order Joyce vs Parker.
Can I watch in the Republic of Ireland?
Yes. Customers in the Republic of Ireland will be able to purchase BT Sport Box Office via Sky at sky.com/boxoffice/btsport.
What if I can’t watch the fight live?
Don’t worry. If you missed Joyce vs Parker, repeats will begin at 9am on Sunday 25 September on BT Sport Box Office HD.
Who is on the Joyce vs Parker undercard?
Amanda Serrano vs Sarah Mahfoud - IBF, WBC and WBO women's world featherweight title
Michael Magnesi vs Anthony Cacace - IBO super-featherweight world title
Ekow Essuman vs Samuel Antwi - British welterweight title
Nathan Heaney vs Jack Flatley - Middleweight
Raven Chapman vs Jorgelina Guanini - Featherweight
Mark Heffron vs Martin Ezequiel Bulacio - Super middleweight
Joyce vs Parker - Big fight preview
The stakes don't come much higher outside a world title fight as Joe Joyce and Joseph Parker trade leather for supremacy of the WBO rankings in a scrap that could see the next mandatory challenger to Oleksandr Usyk's belt crowned in Manchester.
Joyce, who turned 37, has not put a foot wrong since turning professional in the aftermath of winning silver at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, racking up a 14-fight undefeated record on his ascent through up the heavyweight ladder.
And now 'The Juggernaut' stands tantalisingly close to securing a maiden crack at world championship glory - but he must first overcome a man who knows all about what it takes to be a champion.
Parker held the WBO strap five years ago before it was wrestled from his control by Anthony Joshua at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium in 2018.
Since that fight, the 30-year-old has been on a journey of development, changing teams to link up with new trainer Andy Lee while enjoying mentorship from the WBC king Tyson Fury in Parker's adopted home from home, Morecambe.
Parker believes the improvements he has made under Lee's tutelage will stand him in good stead against fearsome opponent in Joyce, who himself believes that his long-time partnership with revered trainer Ismael Salas continues to sharpen his own arsenal of ring weaponry.
Both men are renowned for their heart, durability and desire but something has to give under the bright lights at the AO Arena.
Will the Juggernaut cruise to another crushing KO victory - or can Parker put a halt to Joyce's world title aspirations?
Click here to read our comprehensive fight night preview, including all the best bits to look out for on the undercard of a brilliant event on BT Sport Box Office.
Joyce vs Parker - Prediction
The phrase 'styles make fights' is a tired cliche in boxing - but it is an apt way of conveying just what makes this such a fascinating contest between two big names in the heavyweight division.
Joyce has largely relied on an almost superhuman ability to withstand punishment in order to wear down his opponents, gradually building momentum in the fight before clubbing his way to an inevitable stoppage win.
Parker, meanwhile, is regarded as one of the better movers in the heavyweight division, preferring to rely on his footwork and hand speed to land shots from the outside.
If the Kiwi fighter is to see his hand raised this evening, he must prove he has the physical and mental endurance to keep Joyce off him, likely for the full 12 rounds.
Joyce, meanwhile, will be hoping the slow suffocation of his relentless forward pressure will make Parker wilt in the second half of the fight, allowing him to go through the gears and secure the biggest win of his career.
Strength and conditioning has been the focus of Parker's camp leading into this heavyweight showdown - but Joyce is renowned as one of the fittest and most athletic figures in the division and it seems unlikely Parker will be able to escape his clutches for the full 36 minutes.
Verdict: Joyce TKO R11