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Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker on points 01 Apr 2018 14:25 #6752

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Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker on points to add WBO world heavyweight title

By Luke Reddy; BBC Sport in Cardiff

Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his career
Anthony Joshua unified the WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles with a controlled performance in a unanimous points win over Joseph Parker at a tense Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

The Briton, 28, used his left hand to telling effect throughout an intriguing affair, in which New Zealand's Parker displayed swift hands, movement and impressive durability.

But his WBO title always looked like it would end up round Joshua's waist as a significant points gap opened up, with the favourite landing a hard left uppercut in round eight and two stinging left hooks early in the 10th.

Parker tagged his rival to howls of concern in the 11th and he deserves immense respect for becoming the first man to take Joshua to the scorecards, which read 118-110 118-110 119-109.

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OK, I admit it, Paid the £20 to watch the fight Live; It was a good fight & Much enjoyed. B)
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Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker on points 01 Apr 2018 20:56 #6757

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this fight reminded me of the early-mid 1980's before tyson arrived on the scene when page,dokes,tubbs,witherspoon etc used to cure my insomnia by poncing about for 15 rounds doing nothing