Invercargill New Zealand, 7th ranked WBO heavyweight Joseph Parker (15-0-0) absolutely annihilated 13th ranked WBO heavyweight Bowie Tupou (25-4-0). Tupou came out of his corner looking to bull-rush Parker, swinging looping overhand punches from the cheap seats in trying to land a big shot early. Parker stayed calm, worked at establishing his jab and as Tupou come boring in again he timed a perfectly leveraged short right hand that landed on the crown of Tupou’s … Read Article
Big punching New Zealander Joseph Parker sent a further warning signal to the heavyweight division tonight, wiping out Bowie Tupou in a little over a minute in Invercargill with a stunning right hook up close that the Tonga born fighter simply didn’t see coming.
Tupou lay motionless, face down on the canvas for a few genuinely worrying moments before eventually being lifted to his feet. The 23 year old Parker improved to 15-0, 13 early … Read Article
Joseph Parker is back in town preparing to face hard hitting Tongan Bowie Tupou on August 1st at Stadium Southland, Invercargill. While comparisons are often odious it isn’t until our interview has concluded and we have reached the training gym that one begins to see the results of all the hard work Parker has been putting in with Kevin Barry over the past 24 months and the difference in how he now physically looks from … Read Article
Well known Australian Heavyweight boxer Bowie Tupou (24/3) has signed to fight highly rated Tanzanian Benki Mwakalebela (11/1) for the WBO African Regional title in Sydney on the 27th March 2015 with Neutral Corner Fight Promotions at Club Punchbowl.
Managers for Tupou KO Promotions have confirmed that the African title fight had been locked in after they were dodged by WBO world number 2 Andy Ruiz Jnr for a fight in Macau on the 7th … Read Article
PHILADELPHIA – Photos: Chris Toney — Bryant Jennings, 16-0, 7 KOs, retained his USBA heavyweight championship with a sudden 5th round TKO of Bowie Tupou at 1:37 of round five. Jennings won the fight before his hometown, North Philadelphia crowd. Tupou landed some heavy blows of his own but fell victim to a vicious right uppercut delivered by Jennings. Tupou crashed to the canvas but managed to climb to his feet. However referee Blair Talmadge … Read Article
Tonight’s NBC Sports Network Fight Night heavyweight clash between, rising star Bryant Jennings of Philadelphia and Tonga’s tough Bowie Tupou is set to be re-telecast at 1 A.M. ET (10 P.M. Pacific) following tonight’s PPV clash between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. Jennings puts his USBA heavyweight title on the line in this 12-round main event battle.… Read Article
PHILADELPHIA – The four principal fighters of Saturday night’s nationally televised NBC Sports Network Fight Night boxing event at Temple University’s Pearson / McGonigle Hall all shared the stage at the final press conference Thursday at the Draught Horse Pub on Temple University’s campus. Heavyweights Bryant Jennings, 15-0, 7 KOs, and Bowie Tupou, 22-2, 16 KOs, and junior lightweights Eric Hunter, 16-2, 9 KOs and Jerry Belmontes, 17-0, 5 KOs met for the first time, … Read Article
CHICAGO, IL (November 21, 2012) Chicago’s Polish Prince, Andrzej Fonfara is making big plans for 2013 following his seventh round stoppage of Tommy Karpency this past Friday night, NOVEMBER 16 at the UIC Pavilion. Fighting in front of a huge crowd of 4,224, Fonfara drilled Karpency to the canvas twice in the first round enroute to the victory earning the IBO Light Heavyweight World Title. … Read Article
Philadelphia, PA—The old saying, “what’s a nice guy like you doing in a place like this,” certainly applies to Alex Barbosa, who has two degrees from Temple University but currently is pursuing a career as a professional boxer. Undefeated in three pro fights, Barbosa returns to the North Broad Street campus Saturday evening, Dec. 8, in a scheduled four-round fight on a nationally televised boxing card at Temple’s Pearson/McGonigle Halls.… Read Article
Philadelphia’s Bryant “By By” Jennings (15-0, 7 KO’s) will defend his USBA heavyweight title on NBC Sports Network’s Fight Night broadcast, when he meets Bowie Tupou of Nukualofa, Tonga (22-2, 16 KO’s) on December 8. The 12 round fight will take place at Temple University McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia. The NBCSN broadcast will begin at 9PM ET.
Kathy Duva, Main Events CEO said, “This is a great stylistic match up. Tupou is a big puncher … Read Article