Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker undercard: Eddie Hearn’s ‘best card ever’ tonight includes Katie Taylor, Chris Eubank Jr and Campbell Hatton plus a light-heavyweight title clash

Promoter Eddie Hearn has promised to put on his ‘best card ever’ this evening with a huge event in Manchester.

Heavyweight rivals Derek Chisora and Joseph Parker will face off in the co-main event alongside Katie Taylor vs Natasha Jonas.

Hearn reckons this card is his best ever
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There will also be a light-heavyweight title clash between Dmitry Bivol and Craig Richards while Chris Eubank Jr and Campbell Hatton, son of legend Ricky, will also be under the lights.

Previewing the night recently, Hearn said: “I think it’s the best card I’ve ever put on. I do say that nearly every week but I’m looking at it here.

“Every fight on the card could be a Saturday night fight night headliner. So it’s a really good card. Really good card.”


Chisora v Parker: Undercard

Order may change

  • MAIN EVENT: Derek Chisora v Joseph Parker
  • CO-MAIN EVENT: Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas – for WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring female lightweight title
  • Dmitry Bivol v Craig Richards – for WBA (Super) light-heavyweight title
  • Chris Eubank Jr v Marcus Morrison
  • James Tennyson v Jovanni Straffon – for vacant IBO lightweight title
  • Campbell Hatton v Levi Dunn
  • Scott Fitzgerald v Gregory Trenel

Derek Chisora threatens to quit fight with Joseph Parker over row on ring walks and then loses coin toss live on TV

Heavyweight rivals Derek Chisora and Joseph Parker will face off in the co-main event this weekend
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Chisora v Parker: How to watch

The action will take place on Saturday, May 1 and is being held at the Manchester Arena.

The ring walks for Chisora v Parker are expected from 10.30pm while the co-main event of Taylor v Jonas should start from 9pm.

The fight will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office from 6pm and will cost £19.95. will be running a live blog for all the latest news, round-by-round updates and reaction to the night’s action.

talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 will have updates throughout the weekend as well.