Joseph Parker – Razvan Cojanu today

Joseph Parker - Razvan Cojanu today

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) was outweighed by 29 pounds by his contender Razvan Cojanu (16-2, 9 KOs) at Friday’s weigh-in for their clash this Saturday night at the Vector Arena, in Auckland, New Zealand. Parker weighed 245.8 pounds. Cojanu weighed 274.6 lbs.

The 30-year-old challenger Cojanu, who is listed at 6’7 ½”, did not look in the greatest condition for the fight, but he was pulled in as a last minute replacement after the original opponent Hughie Fury pulled out of the fight because of a back injury.

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