Joseph Parker vs Afa Tatupu
Thu 10 October 2013
The Trusts Arena, Auckland
Heavyweight sensation Joseph Parker took to the ring in his first professional title fight.
The ‘King’ Afa Tatupu is the real ‘Rocky’ of New Zealand boxing with 13 fights under his belt, including 9 wins and 7 of these by KO.
However, like many before him he struggled against Parkers' size and power with an all expenses paid trip to the canvas in Round 2.
The Line Up
NZNBF Heavyweight Title - 10 x 3 min rounds
Joseph Parker vs 'King' Afa Tatupu
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