The Joseph Parker team have taken to the public media with ongoing Anthony Joshua fight negotiations at present with Joshua’s team.
Talks of staging a heavyweight title unification appear to be at a stand still at present.
A common understanding between both parties on what is a fair financial split seems to be hard to find at the moment.
When talks of the fight first started a few weeks back, figures of a purse split as high as 80 / 20 in favor of Joshua were mentioned.
This seems to have come in a bit now.
Speaking to the media, WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s promoter David Higgins spoke of his final, non-negotiable offer for the fight to happen next:
“The deal would have to be an open book revenue share. Why? Because there’s a whole load of revenue streams that are potentially invisible. So a fixed fee doesn’t really do it justice. We want all the revenue and costs in the pot to see what it is. “
He went on:
“Our team have decided that our bottom line, minimum, we’ll drop as a sign of good faith and prove that we are not all talk and do want to unify – we’re going to drop down to 35% of net profit to unify and we’ll take the fight next, if Joshua will agree.”
He also mentioned that anything less than a 65-35 split is a: