JOSEPH PARKER said training partner Tyson Fury will be “too smart” for his ex-opponent Dillian Whyte.
Fury, 33, will make his UK homecoming four years in the making when he defends his WBC title in front of over 90,000 at Wembley next weekend.
Joseph Parker pictured with training partner Tyson Fury
A keen viewer will be Parker, 30, who trains with the Gypsy King and in 2018 was beaten by Whyte, 34.
And having extensive knowledge on the pair, he predicted only one outcome in the Battle of Britain.
He told Queensbury Promotions: “I feel [Fury] has too much for Whyte – size-wise, power-wise, strength.
“He can move, he can fight, and so I think he’s gonna get Whyte out of there in the first six rounds.
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“Dillian’s got a very strong counter left hook. I got caught with it once and it put me down, so [Fury] has to be wary of that.
“But I think Tyson, overall, is too smart.”
Despite Parker’s straightforward breakdown, even Fury’s uncle and ex-trainer Peter argued the fight is not a “foregone conclusion”.
He said on talkSPORT: “I think [Fury’s] got enough to beat anybody.
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“He’s definitely got a better skillset, he’s the bigger man. But look, you can’t underestimate any fighter.
“Dillian Whyte is a rough fighting man and he can bang as well. So it’s a good fight and definitely a must-see.