WBO: Parker-Fury Will Take Place In New Zealand

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WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will welcome mandatory challenger Hughie Fury to the New Zealand to defend his title, according to the WBO.

The unbeaten 22-year-old Brit was hoping to fight his first world title fight in his homeland, but Duco Events, Parker’s promoters won the purse bid of £3, 000, 011.

And the New Zealand boxer will be defending his WBO heavyweight title for the first town on his home turf.

WBO president Francisco Varcarcel made the announcement on social media, tweeting: “@DucoEvents wins purse bid @joeboxerparker vs @hughiefury with $3,000,011,bout to take place on April 1st in Auckland, NZ, 60/40 purse split.”

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