AIR DATE: Oct 06 2021 11:27UTC
EPISODE: Episode 4
Zach Parker | Knuckle Up with Mike Orr | Talkin Fight
Zach Parker is a British professional boxer who held the British super-middleweight title from 2018 to 2019.
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Hello there boxing fans around the world – thank you for joining us once again on another episode of knuckle up featuring mike orr at four, and here yes says before we went on that.
Wasn’T my phone – oh well, [ __ ]! I keep forgetting to turn it well off, watching his own show that’s class.
Don’T tell the people that all right we got zach parker lined up uh.
So what do you got to say about him? Um? Well, yeah man! Um wait.
Did i turn in the volume on that phone? First, i did it, i did it.
I did it, there’s! No there’s no volume.
It’S already on silent.
It’S it’s! It’S done! It’S on silent, see, see silent.
It’S not me! It’S not me it’s! It’S done.
It sounds like an echo i don’t know what’s going on man, i don’t know what’s going on.
I don’t know why we’re hearing that it’s literally just uh all right.
Let’S, let’s work with the echo, what do you got to say about zack parker? I, like him, we’re muted for a second we’ve, been muted, okay, cool we’re, not muted um yeah.
Well, i might be muted.
I don’t know if graham’s muted, uh, guys yeah thanks for tuning in uh.
You know what it is man, it’s your boy, michael or thursday, we’re talking zack parker, yes, 21-0 15 knockouts.
This super middleweight standing six feet tall with a 74 inch reach at 27 years old is ranked three number three out of 39 by box wreck in the united kingdom and 14 out of 112 in the world.
Uh guys he’s fighting coming up november, the 6th at uh in birmingham um, so guys it’s gon na be a wbo international super middle title uh.
The opponent has not yet been scheduled.
Uh he’s coming off a very a very wonderful first round, knockout against shirzod uh kuzanov uh back in that was uh july of this year.
Guys i don’t know if you remember that fight, but i do um yeah, zach, parker man he’s he’s he’s a good fighter.
Uh, you know very talented, very well spoken uh.
Graham, you did mention that that uh, you did watch a bunch of his stuff and uh yeah, so guys check it out.
Just put it up in the uh in the in the chat.
There’S a couple of clips there.
I guess that are our producer is so kindly left for all you guys there zack parker, though um you know, was delighted to announce that number one ranked wbo super middleweight is him and has signed to fight under the queensberry promotions.
Banner and be showcased live on btc uh, bt, sports platform, cool yeah, so uh, you know, after building up a big punching reputation in the division.
Parker’S major breakthrough fight came in november of 2018 when he was awarded the verdict in a split decision battle against daryl williams, to win the british title.
Unfortunately, this success um came at a cost and a period out of the ring followed due to a dislocated shoulder sustained early uh in the first round of the fight that required of that fight that required triple surgery.
So you know the guys had his uh.
You know had some had some serious things to go over and uh, you know, take care of with uh with a triple surgery: man, that’s pretty bad, it’s hard to bounce back from stuff like that, but after making a routine uh a routine return.
Six months later, parker then reinforced his number one status with the wbo by winning international title with a late stoppage of his closest rival in the rankings.
The australian rohan murdoch uh in march of uh last year, uh the current wbo world super middle title champion.
Oh sorry, not billy joe um, canelo alvarez.
This is who he wants.
Man he’s uh.
He he wants.
He wants canelo.
You know he’s he’s in that division.
Um, you know, canelo’s got the belts he wants to fight.
I i don’t believe i don’t believe he’s ready for it yet but um, but you know all in due time he needs he needs to.
You need to warm up fight for canelo, i believe uh.
He says that uh he he he would be difficult.
He would be difficult for canelo um.
You know he made his professional debut back in 2015 uh, you know and after winning his first 16 fights 11 by stoppage uh.
That’S when he faced daryl williams on november 3rd 2018 for that vacant, british super middleweight title uh.
You know what guys we’re gon na see him coming up in november.
You know he’s a good fighter.
I urge you to go back and watch this guy’s fights you know um.
He hails from um fighting stock with a father darren, a former pro and veteran of 200 amateur fights uh, while his two brothers uh fourteen and one as a pro uh, duane, duane and uh and lee were also both in the sport uh.
Currently his cousin connor parker 25 is a promising super lightweight who is also on the queensbury books.
Um, you know to sign with frank warren on you know is big things.
Man he’s, you know one of the biggest promoters in the world and uh.
You know he’s he’s geared up and he’s loving the fact that he’s part of that team and guys – i am super – excited to see this guy get in the ring coming back in november, so guys go out.
Watch these fights! That’S what you want.
Man go watch! These fights check it out, check out zach parker, you know uh, they they’re.
Looking for you know the next big star, i guess out of liverpool there and uh he’s he’s gon na be one of them.
I guess you know, he’s uh, sorry, not liverpool, woodville derbyshire.
I got him mixed up with yesterday this guy, but yes, another another great grid.
Here six foot 74 inch reach man, the guy’s knocking people out.
21-0 15 knockouts go watch it guys.
You know it’s it’s, it is what it is.
I ca i can’t wait.
I can’t wait till november i like seeing this guy in the ring: go back watch his last fight man.
He totally picks apart um uh.
What’S his name uh combat off, i think that’s his name, the last dude that he fought uh.
Yes, no kushanov! That’S how it’s pronounced yeah, but it was a first-round knockout man uh.
You know he’s he’s he’s.
He hasn’t gone the distance um in a match since 2018.
So you know he’s finishing guys here man, he fought uh twice twice this year once last year, once a year before, you know 2018 daryl williams, the only thing when he went to distance got the split decision so yeah you got lots of fights to watch lots Of things to see before we get them back in the ring, so guys you don’t know who he is check him out.
Man, that’s zach, parker, he’s managed by neil marsh.
I know you guys know the name he’s sporting, a 71.
43 knockout rating.
What more can we say his uh? His opponent has yet to be named, so we’ll just see what’s going to happen, but um guys this guy’s, you know he wants canelo, everybody wants canelo, that’s what it is.
You know he’s holding all the belts everybody wants to fight him, that’s what it is we’ll see what canelo does after planting and uh – and you know – maybe maybe his british debut – maybe canelo’s british debut – could be – could be a zack parker fight.
We don’t know that yet uh, we don’t know when that fight could happen so guys.
You know we’ll keep you up to date on all that stuff other than that in the news today.
Anything you want to mention graham um other than this wonderful uh fighter.
Zack parker, no, i can’t believe uh other than uh the big fight that we’re looking forward to on saturday.
I can’t believe how many other fights are going on in other cities on october 9th.
This is this is going to be one heck of a weekend um.
So anyway, nothing nothing crushing in the news today uh, with the exception exception of neil the deal joining us on friday night panel tomorrow night, but um.
I was really surprised, as i was going through the news this week, just how many promotion uh companies are putting on fights uh this weekend.
I know i know and uh it’s gon na be it’s gon na.
Take somebody like us and – and you know the due diligence that we put in to eventually get all these fights broadcast for the world uh.
You know we’re working on that real, real, strong and uh.
Hopefully we can bring it bring boxing everywhere.
That’S what we need.
We need to bring those fighters all around the world in those little nooks and crannies that we don’t know about, and we need to bring those to the world and show people that there are a lot of fighters out there and there’s a lot of people with Talent, absolutely we’re trying that.
That’S! That’S! That’S us! That’S that’s! What we’re doing it’s the movement.
You know putting the world onto these prospects, the young, the hungry, the undefeated, the undiscovered, the talent that is underpaid and underpromoted.
So guys you heard it here.
It’S mike gore.
It’S four o’clock happy thursday.
Tomorrow’S friday, make sure you tune in for another wonderful episode of female friday.
I’Ll have another good prospect coming up for you, you will yeah.
I definitely will you hey check out ebony jones man.
She won that uh.
She won that pro debut.
I called it.
I said: she’d win that it did go.
You know all the way and uh you know it was very impressive.
When guys, hey, have you ever profiled, shannon courtney uh? No, i don’t think we have talked about shannon courtney.
I don’t think we have, i believe, she’s just signed a new modeling contract.
Has she not really yeah or she has a modeling contract wow, so yeah all right, yeah? Well, you know what we’ll check her out, but i i have some females that um that need to be profiled that are making views that are making their debuts that are working hard that are just not known yet.
Shannon courtney man you’re already in the spotlight you’re already, you know you’re all over you’re, all over media.
Already man, you don’t need my help.
You don’t need our help.
We’Ll talk about you when you’re fighting, maybe we’ll get you on the show, we’ll see what happens but uh.
That was my point.
I think she is fighting this weekend.
I believe she is as well.
I believe she is fighting this weekend um on.
Let’S see we’ll check it out, because you know what i’m kind of interested, though i believe she is the babyface assassin uh yes on the 9th against jamie mitchell.
At echo, arena in liverpool for the wba world, female bantam title scheduled for 10 rounds, two minutes so yeah yeah and that’s on the liam smith and anthony fowler card right, which is uh, which has got a lot of uh.
A lot of a lot of names.
On here that i already know there’s a lot of undefeated guys a lot of um a lot of youngins, so you know we got guys that are just uh just getting their feet wet in the professional boxing world.
So you know it’ll make up for uh.
For for a good card, i’m uh, i’m! You know i’m definitely watching this.
We got the uh british super welter title up for grabs like uh ted cheeseman versus troy williams, uh, williamson and uh yeah.
You know what liam smith anthony fowler uh.
This should be a good one.
Yeah yeah should be a good one, so guys two titles on that plus we got uh, we got the one, that’s been talked about and being talked about, uh the late night, one uh wilder fury uh, and we got some big heavyweights on that card.
We got we got fly mike mitchell who’s coming into the studio to talk to us after this weekend and um we’re gon na we’re gon na see uh we’re gon na see what happens man.
Hopefully he comes through with that big w.
I know he’s stepping up for this fight.
Uh, we got jared big baby anderson, making his uh making his his presence known in the uh in the heavyweight division hopefully comes through and chefs up another knockout for us to watch uh.
You know we have yet to really see his uh his full potential, because you know people are people are dropping.
Like flies man uh every time he steps in that ring so guys that’s gon na be a good one to watch and don’t forget to tune in to uh to the watch party.
We’Re gon na have get to see us get rowdy and watch it and get all crazy and excited.
When these fights happen, hey we might even fight each other.
Who knows? Who knows what it’ll be, but yes, i’m saying guys check it out.
Man uh tune in tomorrow, female friday, four o’clock same time, same channel and tim witherspoon.
Returning with a friend on the friday night panel and uh yeah, we’ll definitely be discussing all the fights of the weekend.
So make sure you don’t miss that 7 p.
Me and graham will be there because we always are because you know if it wasn’t for us, nobody else would do it.
So, yes, it’s your boy, michael ford, thanks for tuning in today on thursday knuckle up.
Thank you michael see you tomorrow, absolutely