The fight will be the first heavyweight unification title fight to be held in the United Kingdom between two undefeated fighters and although Joshua is the hot favourite and headline name, Parker is hoping to etch his name into the history books. Joshua will put his WBA "Super", IBO and IBF titles on the line against WBO champion Parker. I don't know what my weight will be but I feel great.
The victor of the hotly anticipated heavyweight bout will then have a chance to unify the division, but Joshua insists he is exclusively focused on Parker rather than what may happen in the future.
Asked what anxious him about Parker, Joshua answered as if he hadn't seen any Parker video: "He's quick and can take a punch".
Joshua vs. Parker is just the second Heavyweight championship unification in history between undefeated World titleholders.
'One fight at a time, all this talk about Wilder.
ANTHONY JOSHUA IS preparing for a 12-round battle with Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday but the British fighter is confident he can finish the bout early.
"It's why I'll always respect Klitschko and why I'm glad he lost to me because I gave him the respect he deserves". The times that I thought I had him gone. 'The fear of losing is that unless I take care of my business nobody is going to want to interview me.
The press conference went off without any real drama as both fighters remained respectful throughout. Find out everything you need to know how to to watch the Joshua fight below.
Kiwi puncher Parker said: "I'm looking forward to putting on the best display, the best Joseph Parker there is".
The Briton, 28, says he took heed of the 26-year-old New Zealander's determination to put elbow injuries behind him after surgery in December.
Ahead of Saturday's fight night, we look at how the champions compare, TV information, predictions and betting odds.
Joshua, who brought up the issue of what has been described as a "snubbing" of the New Zealand media, said in a cryptic way that he would knock out Parker. I'm not here for a pay day, I am not doing it for myself, I am doing it for my family, my country. However, with all expectation on the knockout, I will be going for Joshua on points. "Every fight is a blessing, every fight has a reason in the long run". "You've got two sides of it". "I'm going to beat him, I haven't decided how I'm going to beat him yet".