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Hughie Fury v Joseph Parker: Parker retains WBO heavyweight title

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Joseph Parker beat Britain’s Hughie Fury on points to retain the WBO world heavyweight title in Manchester.

The New Zealander, 25, won the bout 118-110 on two judges’ scorecards, while the third scored it as a 114-114 draw at Manchester Arena.

Parker landed several big punches in the 12th round against 23-year-old Fury, the cousin of former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.

It was Parker’s second successful title defence.

More to follow.

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