Duco Events win purse bid for Parker WBO fight

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Radio Sport staff,
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Other Sport,
Publish Date
Saturday, 4 February 2017, 7:25AM
Joseph Parker's first WBO title defence will be on home soil (Photosport)
Joseph Parker's first WBO title defence will be on home soil (Photosport)

Joseph Parker's first WBO title defence will be on home soil.

The Kiwi heavyweight boxer's promoters Duco Events have won the purse bid for the fight against Hughie Fury.

Duco put down a bid of just over three million American dollars.

The purse split will be 60-40 in favour of Joseph Parker.

In a tweet WBO Boxing's President claimed the bout would take place in Auckland on the first of April.

 

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