Joseph Parker vs Joe Joyce: who will you be rooting for?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Perkin Warbeck, Sep 19, 2022.

Joseph Parker vs Joe Joyce: who will you be rooting for?

Poll closed Sep 25, 2022.
  1. Joe Joyce

  2. Joseph Parker

  3. Neither, I just hope it's a good fight

  4. I'm not interested in this one

  1. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Sextus Julius Severus Full Member

    Nov 4, 2017
    Joseph Parker vs Joe Joyce: this is an interesting heavyweight matchup coming up this weekend. Both are ranked in the top ten at heavyweight by nearly everybody.

    Who will you be rooting for?

    I find Parker's fights rather dull to watch, while Joyce goes for the KO which makes the fights more entertaining. So I'm hoping Joyce wins.
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  2. KernowWarrior

    KernowWarrior Bob Fitzsimmons much bigger brother. Full Member

    Jul 12, 2012
    I will be rooting for the Juggernaut, first off hes a Brit, secondly he has not had opportunity to challenge for a world title so like to see him have opportunity before Father Time catches up with him.

    I am looking forward to the bout, as if both are on form each will pose the other with a test to overcome.
  3. KiwiMan

    KiwiMan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 28, 2016
    I certainly understand those rooting for Joyce, in many ways it'd be better for the division if he won convincingly, but as a Kiwi and long-term Parker fan (well before he became well-known globally) it's clear who I'm supporting. May the best man win.
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  4. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Jun 5, 2010
    Not rooting for either, however I think Joyce is gonna win
  5. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

    Jun 21, 2015
    joyce, no doubt. I dont know why but I like joyce's work in the ring. He's weird, yes, I know. But I like guys who can get big achievements "their own way" and with hard work. Probably that's why.
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  6. miniq

    miniq You Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    naturally I would be rooting for Joe Joyce. Cannot dislike Parker though.

    After Parker has sweeped the early rounds I will be balls to the wall rooting for Joyce. Then when Parker slows and Joyce is putting it on him people in the neighbourhood will think I'm getting taken from behind from screaming Big Joe's name. GIVE IT TO HIM PROPER. OOOO JOE.
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  7. Special one

    Special one Active Member Full Member

    Mar 20, 2019
    Big Juggernaut, big juggernaut!
  8. heerko koois

    heerko koois Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 26, 2006
  9. CroBox29

    CroBox29 Active Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2019
    Personally, I have nothing against Joseph Parker, I am neutral about him. I'am rooting for Joe Joyce and will win because he has the heart to do it...
  10. drenlou

    drenlou Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    Joseph Parker, all the way.
  11. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    I like both guys, both seem to be genuinely nice guys and both are willing to take risks and take tough fights.

    But I'll be rooting for Joyce. I think he has a higher ceiling in terms of where he can go and we've already seen Parker at the top level. So I want to see Joyce face some if not all the top guys and that means getting past Parker.

    But if Parker wins I won't be disappointed, especially if he shows some dramatic improvements.
  12. UmarIFLUmar

    UmarIFLUmar Active Member Full Member

    Jan 8, 2021

    I think both are nice guys but Joyce feels like he has the most potential (despite being 100 years old). With Parker we kind of know what we're getting and where his ceiling is.
  13. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
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  14. TMLT87

    TMLT87 Member Full Member

    Feb 21, 2021
    Joyce. I want him to get a big fight before its too late.
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  15. gollumsluvslave

    gollumsluvslave Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 20, 2020
    I don't have any real favourite in this fight as I like both guys - really hoping to see Parker show a step-up in aggression under Andy Lee, and for both guys to bring out the best in each other.

    If that can happen this could be a really doozy - but it could also be very dull if it doesn't