Parker splits from Barry

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  1. bartkiwi

    bartkiwi Member Full Member

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    I wanted it but wasn't convinced it would happen
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    Talking about joining City kick boxing in Auckland. I would rather he go to Atlas or Sugar Hill type. Maybe a UK coach?
     
  2. infini IV

    infini IV Active Member Full Member

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    A lot of people have stated that parker needed to do this, can he reignite his career under a new trainer?

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  3. BoxerToxer

    BoxerToxer New Member Full Member

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    Great move by Parker. Barry was exploiting him for years.
     
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    miniq Big Stiff Idiot banned Full Member

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  5. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    He says he wants to spend more time in NZ. I don't blame him, it's lovely there, but if boxing was his focus are there top trainers available there?
     
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  6. BoxMan10

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    does NZ.. have top boxing trainers? leaving barry is fine.. but if he just going to a new zealand trainer because he wants to stay home instead of looking for quality guys then it shows he doesn't care that much about being at the top his boxing career is pretty much done at top level..
     
  7. BoxerToxer

    BoxerToxer New Member Full Member

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    Maybe he said that just to be polite against Barry. Maybe he will train in the US or UK.
     
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  8. bartkiwi

    bartkiwi Member Full Member

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    The noise is so far that he wants to stay in NZ more and link up with City kick boxing. So yes i question does this mean he wants to improve and push hard or just be more comfortable?
    City kick boxing is pretty elite obviously Israel Adesanya and Hooker from UFC there and Fa .
    But I would have felt if reaching the top of boxing he could go for an Atlas or Sugar Hill.
     
  9. Safin

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    I doubt that that's his reason. He's just putting a spin on it for Barry not to lose face.

    At the same time, he doesn't seem like the sort of guy who will go to the ends of the earth for career mobility.
     
  10. Rockradar

    Rockradar Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Change is good and I think it's been long overdue for Parker and Barry who has done well with Joe.

    New Zealand doesn't really have any world class trainers for boxing that have proven experience. I hope Joe gets someone from America or the U.K.

    We're doing very well here in New Zealand in regards to the fight with Covid 19. In saying that, Joes hometown is currently in lockdown. America and the UK aren't the best places to travel right now so that could be way he's choosing to stay put. He will have to leave the country soon if he is to fight Chisora however.
     
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  11. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Parker is not exactly a smart guy so there's only so much you can teach him. Maybe he has hit his limit already and can't be taught anymore.
     
  12. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    About ****ing time! Roach, Sugar Hill or Sanchez all can awaken the inner beast that lies dormant in Parker. Hopefully he decides to hook up with one of those guys or someone similar.
     
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  13. bartkiwi

    bartkiwi Member Full Member

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    He should be on the phone to his buddy Tyson and hook up with him and Sugar Hill
     
  14. fcb1068

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    It's like no one was following Parker during lockdown. From the videos he was making during lockdown, I got the feeling that Parker is a family man, and he listens to his wife very well.
     
  15. BoxMan10

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    well he has enough money probably now and his 3 little girls? maybe just wants to put his boxing career on cruise control and battle for top 10-15 spot until hes like 34-35 then retire..
     
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