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Joseph Parker vs Sherman Williams round by round

Great crowd, the corporate seats at ringside are full with the Auckland bourgeoisie out to watch the latest edition of New Zealand’s heavyweight hopefuls in Joseph Parker. Parker at 22 years of age and Williams twenty years his senior at 42 years of age has the youthful zeal and fitness firmly on his side. Parker sporting a record 10 (KO 9) – 0 and Williams at 36 (19)-13-2 has [...]

Parker defeats Williams, stays unbeaten!

Trusts Arena, Auckland. On the undercard returning Polish Heavyweight Izu Ugonoh scored a 2nd round TKO against Junior Iakopo to take his record to 10-0 (8KO’s). In front of a raucous home crowd at Trusts Arena, Joseph Parker pounded out a unanimous decision against a very durable and game Sherman Williams. Parker came out in the first round establishing the distance with what is becoming his [...]

Joseph Parker/Sherman Williams Weigh-In Report

Undefeated heavyweight Joseph Parker (10-0, 9KO’s) weighed in at a trim and ready 231.3 pounds for his clash with Sherman Williams on Thursday night at Trusts Stadium, Auckland. The evergreen Williams (36-12-3, 19KO’s) weighed in at 265.4 pounds. It has been an interesting week and a half for the Parker camp, first suffering an injury scare last Friday with a shoulder twinge while hitting the [...]

In camp with Joseph Parker

Eastside Boxing gets an invite into Joseph Parker’s training camp as he prepares for his October 16th fight with Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams. Driving through this low key industrial estate in East Auckland there are no neon signs or flashing lights that scream out boxing gym and that is just how Coach Kevin Barry prefers it. Like a mirage in the desert, housed out the back of contracting [...]

Interview: Explosive Joseph Parker meets a Tank

At just 22 Kiwi Joseph Parker is one of the most exciting heavyweight prospects to come along in some time. Now living and training out of Las Vegas with Kevin Barry, Parker is set to face the very durable Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams at the Trusts Arena in Auckland New Zealand on October the 16th in what will only be his 11th pro fight. We caught up with Joseph to get his thoughts amongst other [...]

Coach Kevin Barry discusses the prospects of his exciting young protégé Joseph Parker

Kevin Barry, a name most familiar to boxing fans as the former long time manager and trainer of David Tua, took time out of his busy schedule to have a chat with us about another exciting heavyweight to come out of New Zealand in Joseph Parker. Parker will be facing the very durable (and former Wladimir Klitschko sparring partner) Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams at the Trusts Arena in Auckland [...]

Joseph Parker: Going back to the future

New Zealand, made up of two small islands, the shaky isles as it is sometimes referred to, isolated and diminutive in population, can be both a forward thinking yet deeply conservative country. Paradoxically everyone loves a winner in New Zealand so long as the winner in question remains both humble and unassuming. When placing its winning bid to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup, a foundation of the [...]

Hatton: “Joseph Parker isn’t on Lucas Browne’s radar”

RICKY HATTON has stated that Kiwi hopeful Joseph Parker isn't even on Hatton Promotions' radar for Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne. Parker defeated little known American Keith Thompson this weekend and has mentioned a showdown with Browne on numerous occasions. But as Browne, who holds the Commonwealth, WBC EPBC and WBA Inter-continental crowns, is ranked highly by the three main world governing [...]

Glazkov Defeats Rossy in Heart-Stopping Battle at Sands

Bethlehem, PA: The main event featured a brutal ten-round heavyweight battle between Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (18-0-1, 11 KOs*) from Lugansk, Ukraine against Derric "El León" Rossy (29-9, 14 KOs) of Medford, NY. The first round started slow with both fighters trying to feel each other out. Both guys ended the second trading very good shots, keeping the fight close. Rossy took the third round [...]

Glazkov-Rossy Final Press Conference

Main Events' CEO Kathy Duva This is our 19th show  Fight Night event. We have been enjoying a tremendous run. When we started, NBC thought we needed to work with other promoters. It has given us the freedom to create fights that would have never happened otherwise. J Russell Peltz and Jolene Mizzone's matchmaking has been a huge part of our success along with BAM Promotions. This event has the [...]

Glazkov-Rossy Highlights Special Fight Night Triple Header

NBCSN features a special live tripleheader during Fight Night on Saturday, August 9 at 8 p.m. ET from Sands Casino Hotel in Bethlehem, PA.   The main event features undefeated Ukrainian sensation Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KOs) against New York native Derric Rossy in ten rounds of heavyweight action.  Prior to the Glazkov-Rossy fight, is a 12-round light heavyweight championship bout [...]

NBCSN Fight Night August 9th Triple Header Scouting Report:   Why you can’t afford to miss these big guys square off!

  Joseph Parker Photo Courtesy of: Photosport.co.nz Bethlehem, PA: The special edition of NBCSN Fight Night triple header scheduled for August 9th at Sands is going to be jam-packed with action as heavyweights and light heavyweights square off in three of the most exciting fights of the year. This battle of the big men features some of the biggest prospects in the [...]