Dillian Whyte beats Joseph Parker in heavyweight boxing clash in London – Stuff.co.nz



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Dillian Whyte connects in his fight with Joseph Parker at London’s O2 Arena.

Dillian Whyte evades a Joseph Parker right hand in their fight at London’s O2 Arena.

Dillian Whyte presses Joseph Parker into the ropes in their fight at London’s O2 Arena.

Joseph Parker throws an uppercut against Dillian Whyte.

Dillian Whyte at full stretch with a high shot to Joseph Parker’s head in their fight at London’s O2 Arena.

Joseph Parker hits the deck in the second round after a head clash with Dillian Whyte at London’s O2 Arena.

Joseph Parker and Dillian Whyte go toe-to-toe at London’s O2 Arena.

Joseph Parker makes his way to the ring.

Dillian Whyte walks out to the ring to face Joseph Parker at London’s O2 Arena.

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Dillian Whyte has beaten Joseph Parker by unanimous points decision in a thrilling heavyweight boxing fight in London on Sunday (NZ time).

Victory catapults Whyte back into contention for a rematch with Anthony Joshua and a world title shot.

Defeat for Parker means he slips out out of the world title conversation among a throng of strong heavyweights following his own loss to Joshua earlier this year.

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Dillian Whyte plays to the crowd after scoring a ninth round knock down over Joseph Parker in their fight at the O2 Arena in London.

Parker’s pro boxing record is now 24-2 (18 KOs).

MORE TO COME

READ MORE:* Live: Parker v Whyte* What Jerome, SBW taught me: Parker* Dillian Whyte’s violent upbringing* Hearn dangles Joshua carrot

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Dillian Whyte clobbers Joseph Parker with a left hook during their heavyweight fight.

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The referee gets in between the two fighters after Dillian Whyte knocks Joseph Parker to the floor during their heavyweight fight.

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