Joseph Parker back training with Tyson Fury and joined by New Zealand rugby legend Sonny Bill Williams as he explains why he will never fight WBC heavyweight champion

Joseph Parker back training with Tyson Fury and joined by New Zealand rugby legend Sonny Bill Williams as he explains why he will never fight WBC heavyweight champion

Joseph Parker revealed he is back in training with Tyson Fury and rugby star Sonny Bill Williams joined them both in Morecambe.

Parker and Fury have developed a close friendship and the New Zealand fighter trained in the north west with the WBC champion before fighting, and beating, Derek Chisora.

Fury, Parker and Williams are all training in Morecambe together

Fury, Parker and Williams are all training in Morecambe together

On Monday, a clip posted on social media showed Fury body sparring with fellow top heavyweight Parker ahead of their returns to the ring.

Fury has been ordered by the WBC to defend against Dillian Whyte next.

However, this is still up in the air with purse bids now pushed back to Friday.

They have a new face in their camp, though, as New Zealand rugby legend Williams is training with them.

The 36-year-old has played both rugby union and rugby league international for his country and also has a boxing record of 8-0.

Fury and Parker have been body sparring in the gym

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Fury and Parker have been body sparring in the gym

Parker told talkSPORT’s James Savundra: “I’m back into training, back into training camp with Tyson.

“We’ve got Sonny Bill Williams here doing some training for his fight, David Nyika

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