Parker retains WBO World Heavyweight title, beats Fury


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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, BBC reports.
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