TODAY |

The former Samoan-Kiwi heavyweight boxer says the heavyweight division right now is "exciting."

Anthony Joshua determined to win back titles lost to Andy Ruiz in a rematch

Joshua and Ruiz will face off again in a rematch later this year.

Watch: Trainer’s heart-breaking plea to Russian boxer to stop bout, two days before death from brain injury

Buddy McGirt threw in the towel to try and save Maxim Dadashev but it was too late.

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 file photo, Maxim Dadashev celebrates after defeating Antonio DeMarco during a junior welterweight bout in Las Vegas. On Saturday, July 20, 2019, doctors said Dadashev had surgery at a Maryland hospital for swelling on his brain after collapsing outside the ring after losing a match. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Russian boxer dies from brain injury sustained in fight after refusing trainer's pleas to quit

Maxim Dadashev's corner finally threw in the towel for him in the 11th round but it was too late.

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker with his brother John training at The Wreck Room, Auckland, New Zealand. Monday 1 May 2017. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Joseph Parker's brother John detained at US airport after physical altercation

Joseph Parker said the incident is "an extremely difficult and upsetting situation for our family".

Joseph Parker's new boss Eddie Hearn impressed with TKO win, eyeing Dereck Chisora bout

Hearn said Parker facing off with Chisora makes "perfect sense".

Watch Joseph Parker's trio of combos to the head that ended his bout with Alex Leapai

Parker claimed the TKO win after the ref stepped in and stopped Leapai from taking any more blows.

Joseph Parker and Alex Leapai

Joseph Parker made to work for win in USA, earns 10th round victory against 39-year-old Alex Leapai

The referee was forced to stop the fight, giving Parker the win in Providence.

Joseph Parker knocks out Alexander Flores (USA black/gold shorts) during the Duco Events/Flooring Xtra Parker vs Flores, Heavyweight Boxing contest, Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand, 15th December, 2018. Copyright photo: John Davidson / www.photosport.nz

Joseph Parker to fight fellow Samoan heavyweight Alex Leapai

The Kiwi has weighed in at 109kg, six kilograms lighter than his opponent, but has a height advantage of 10cm.

'I'm very impressed with the talent' - David Tua returns to his roots, trains young Samoan fighters

Tua is passing on his knowledge to the next generation of Samoan boxers.

No more Mr Nice Guy: Joseph Parker eager to become world champion again, looking to put on a show against Alex Leapai

Parker's trainer Kevin Barry has been trying to harness Parker’s aggressive side for his bout with fellow Samoan Alex Leapai this Sunday in Rhode Island.

01:08
The former Samoan-Kiwi heavyweight boxer says the heavyweight division right now is "exciting."

David Tua backs Anthony Joshua to return to the top, says Joseph Parker is 'in the mix as well'

The great Samoan-Kiwi heavyweight says the heavyweight division right now is "exciting."

02:33
Tua said former foe Cameron visited him during his eight days of getting his traditional Samoan tattoo.

'It's the only world title that matters' - David Tua on receiving Samoan tatau, friendship with Shane Cameron

Tua said former foe Cameron visited him during his eight days of getting his traditional Samoan tattoo.

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker v Andy Ruiz Jr. 
WBO World Heavyweight Title. Burger King Road to the title by Duco Boxing. Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 10 December 2016. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Andy Ruiz Jr eager to take on Joseph Parker after Anthony Joshua rematch

Ruiz Jr wants revenge after Parker defeated him in 2016 to claim the WBO title.

Sylvester Stallone praises Tyson Fury for Rocky IV tribute during bout entrance

The creator of the Rocky franchise, Stallone thanked the British heavyweight for his tribute to movie character Apollo Creed.

David "Buttabean" Letele (clean shaven)V Manu Vatuvei(beard) during the Duco Events/Flooring Xtra Parker vs Flores, Heavyweight Boxing contest, Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand, 15th December, 2018. Copyright photo: John Davidson / www.photosport.nz

'No symptoms, no nothing' - Manu Vatuvei's boxing career ended by brain cyst

The former Warriors winger was aiming to become a fighter after his rugby league career ended.

New Zealand's Joseph Parker v USA's Alexander Flores. Parker v Flores fight night heavyweight boxing. Christchurch Casino, Christchurch, New Zealand. Saturday 15 December 2018 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Joseph Parker to face 'Samoan Andy Ruiz' in US debut

The Kiwi will take on Alex Leapai in Providence, Rhode Island at the end of this month.

Minutes after TKO, Tyson Fury invites defeated German rival to train with him in England

Tom Schwarz apologised to Fury for giving up after the referee stopped the fight late in the second round.

Eddie Hearn denies rumours Anthony Joshua was 'badly' hurt in sparring before Andy Ruiz Jr fight

During the post-bout interviews, Joshua's father Robert can be seen in the background abusing Hearn.

'I would love to fight him again' - Joseph Parker on facing Andy Ruiz Jr

Ruiz Jr defeated Anthony Joshua by TKO in the seventh round in NY.

Andy Ruiz Jr shocks the world! Knocks out Anthony Joshua to become new heavyweight champion

Ruiz Jr knocked out Joshua in the seventh round to become the new WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF heavyweight champion.

Joseph Parker backs Andy Ruiz to put on a show against Anthony Joshua

Parker defeated Ruiz by split decision in 2016 to win the WBO title before losing the heavyweight belt to Joshua in 2018

New Zealand's Joseph Parker v USA's Alexander Flores. Parker v Flores fight night heavyweight boxing. Christchurch Casino, Christchurch, New Zealand. Saturday 15 December 2018 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Joseph Parker signs with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing after Duco Events split

The Kiwi fighter has signed a three-fight deal with Hearn, starting against Eric Molina at the end of June.

01:00
The two former world heavyweight champions traded turns throwing combinations at Kevin Barry and other trainers.

Joseph Parker joined by Tyson Fury for intense ring session at Las Vegas training camp

The two former world heavyweight champs took turns throwing combos at Kevin Barry and other trainers.

02:21
The Russian born 21-year-old is undefeated in eight professional fights.

Russia-born Kiwi touted as boxing's next big thing, but his initial goal was to thwart bullies

Andrei Mikhailovich, who was adopted and brought to New Zealand as a baby, is unbeaten in eight pro bouts.

00:53
Promoter David Higgins says nothing has changed despite Parker's first ever defeat.

'Short notice, under-prepared' - Joseph Parker's promoter rules out June rematch with Anthony Joshua

The Kiwi won't step in at the last minute to replace Jarrell Miller, promoter David Higgins says.

03:52
A world title fight in Auckland for two Kiwi women looms.

The Whangārei nurse who heals by day but hurts in the boxing ring at night

Lani Daniels will compete for the vacant WBO women's light heavyweight world title against fellow Kiwi Geovana Peres on March 30.

Boxers Deontay Wilder, left, and Tyson Fury exchange words as they face each other at a news conference in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The pair are slated to fight Saturday night for Wilder's WBC heavyweight title. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Tyson Fury v Joseph Parker gains steam after WBC heavyweight rematch with Deontay Wilder scrapped

The WBC confirmed they will look to set up the rematch again later.

loading error

refresh

POPULAR

FEATURED