Joseph Parker ready to fight 'anyone' after win over Deontay Wilder

A day on from his triumphant win over Deontay Wilder, Joseph Parker claims he's prepared to take on "anyone" in 2024. 

With both he and Anthony Joshua walking away with commanding wins in Saudi Arabia, it has many hoping the two will lock horns once again. 

Yesterday, Joseph Parker was doing almost all of the damage in the ring, but today still came with some bumps and bruises. 

"A little lump here at the back of the head and there's a few little scratches and bruises here and there, but nothing too bad," Parker said. 

The win over Deontay Wilder puts the Kiwi back among the heavyweight division's biggest names. Hut he's remaining tight-lipped over who his next opponent could be. 

"Anyone. I'm not sure, I think the plans were to have AJ versus Wilder fight and maybe I could have been on the card fighting someone else, but all plans have changed now." 

With Parker seeing off the man due to fight Anthony Joshua in March, many in the business are suggesting Parker could slot in. 

"Why not I was just saying that would make a good rematch, you know Parker is in his peak now, and that's a much-improved Anthony Joshua so why not," former professional boxer Richie Woodhall said. 

But Joshua has other ideas, a fight with Filip Hrgovic for the IBF belt if it's vacated, or an ever bigger showdown. 

"One hundred percent Tyson Furry but I'm not dodging Hrgovic by the way, I'll fight Hrgovic as well," Joshua said. 

That could leave a rematch with Andy Ruiz as the next biggest fight out there, the man he beat for the WBO belt in 2016. 

Ruiz happened to be ringside yesterday. 

"What do you know he ended up getting the victory and you know he won me a long time ago, maybe we can run it back as well," Ruiz said. 

For now, Parker's focus is on getting home for Boxing Day, although the family can still celebrate without him. 

"I got four daughters, my wife took care of everything and made it look like I did, so they're opening presents from me," Parker said. 

Parker's own 2024 wish list may include a title fight.