Joseph Parker vs Keith Thompson, feat. Robert Berridge
Sun 10 August 2014
Sands Casino, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
New Zealand Heavyweight Champion, Joseph Parker fought abroad to take on another American opponent, along with fellow Kiwi Robert 'The Butcher' Berridge who made his American boxing debut against Vasily Lepikin.
The Butcher, ranked 9th in the world by the WBO faced a huge challenge in Vasily Lepikin. Lepikin proved too good for the kiwi with a KO victory over Berridge.
Joseph Parker once again proving too good for his opponents defeating Keith Thompson with ease!
The Line Up
JOSEPH PARKER VS KEITH THOMPSON
Height: 6’4” / 197 cm
Rankings: New Zealand Heavyweight Champion
Looking for a World Heavyweight Title shot within next 2 years
KEITH 'UNTOUCHABLE' THOMPSON
Height: 6’1” / 185 cm
Born: Alabama, USA
ROBERT 'THE BUTCHER' BERRIDGE VS VASILY LEPIKIN
Height: 6'0" / 185cm
Rankings: NZ Light Heavyweight Champion, WBO #9
Born: New Zealand
Height: 6'4" / 197cm
Robert Berridge was the first southpaw Vasily Lepikin had faced in his career.
NZ Heavyweight Champion