Joe Joyce and Joseph Parker will lock horns inside AO Arena in Manchester as a shot at the WBO heavyweight title will be on the line. Moreover, WBO no. 1 and no. 2 heavyweight boxers, Joyce and Parker, will be on a jaw-dropping payday. Here we have the Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker purse payouts and salaries. Surprise Sports looks into how much the fighters will earn for the heavyweight bout.
It is a jaw-dropping bout between the two in-form heavyweight boxers in Manchester’s AO Arena. Moreover, Joe Joyce’s undefeated reputation will be at stake in his backyard.
Joseph Parker (30-2) made his pro debut in 2012. The 30-year-old Kiwi won the WBO heavyweight title in 2016, defeating Andy Ruiz Jr. However, he lost the title to Anthony Joshua in 2018 and lost another fight to Dillian Whyte.
Parker has been on a 6-match winning streak since then. He is fresh off winning back-to-back fights against Derek Chisora, with the latest one in December 2021.
On the other hand, Joe Joyce is the man to defeat with his (14-0) undefeated record. The 37-year-old Englishman made his pro debut in 2017. Nicknamed “Juggernaut”, Joyce won WBO International and European heavyweight titles.
In 2020, Joyce beat Daniel Dubois via TKO. He won his previous four fights via some form of TKOs, with his most recent victim being Christian Hammer in July.
Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker Purse and Salaries
In the fight, the former champion Joseph Parker will be grabbing $2.5M as a base salary, and with the other earnings, he will be blessed with a total of a whooping $3.2M.
On the other hand, the young talent Joe will be bagging $2.2M as his base salary, and with an undisclosed revenue share, he will be accountable for a hefty total of $2.8M. More than 25,000 tickets are expected to be sold for this event.
How much will Joe Joyce earn against Parker?
Joyce will be bagging $2.2M as his base salary, and with an undisclosed revenue share, he will be accountable for a hefty total of $2.8M.
Joe Joyce earned $500,000 guaranteed payouts for his fight against Michael Wallisch in July 2020. However, with ever-growing fame in the heavyweight category and an undefeated record, the salary of ‘Juggernaut’ has skyrocketed.
Joyce earned a whopping $1m guaranteed salary for his fight against Daniel Dubois in 2020. He also earned 45% of the PPV share.
Again, the Englishman’s guaranteed salary was $1.5m when he beat Carlos Takam in July 2021. He pocketed a total of $3.5m, including 65% PPV share.
Joyce’s earnings against Parker will surpass all his previous payouts.
How much will Joseph Parker earn against Joyce?
Joseph Parker will be grabbing $2.5M as a base salary, and with the other earnings, he will be blessed with a total of a whooping $3.2M.
Though Joseph Parker will earn less than Joyce for their heavyweight bout tonight, the Kiwi has bigger paydays in his career.
Joseph Parker lost his WBO heavyweight title to Anthony Joshua in 2018. In that fight, Parker pocketed a jaw-dropping $10m total salary.
Parker defeated Derek Chisora in back-to-back matches in 2021. His guaranteed purses were $1.3m and $1.5m for those fights.
Date, Time, Ring Walks, Venue:
- Date: Saturday, 24 Sept.
- Start Time: 7:00 pm BST, 2:00 pm ET, 4:00 am AEST (next morning)
- Main Event Ring Walks: Around 10:15 pm BST
- Venue: AO Arena, Manchester
The Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker main cards will start at 7:00 pm BST on Saturday. The ring walks for the main event will start around 10:15 pm BST, depending on how long the undercards go. The event will take place inside AO Arena in Manchester.