Hughie Fury has pulled out of the world heavyweight title fight against Joseph Parker after sustaining an Injury.
The fight scheduled to take place on May 6 would have been his first world title fight.
A statement from Parker’s promotional company read: “Duco Events was today notified by the World Boxing Organisation that mandatory No 1 challenger Hughie Fury has an injury,and will be unable to challenge Champion Joseph Parker for the Heavyweight Title on May6 in Auckland.
“The World Boxing Organisation has, therefore, advised Duco Events to investigate the possibility of Joseph Parker making a voluntary defence of his heavyweight title against an opponent ranked in the top 15 of the world rankings.
“Duco Events is currently investigating all options and will make no further comment today.”
Hughie Fury is the cousin of former world heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury.