Joseph Parker (4-0, 4KOs) is having an eye-opening boxing experience in the sport's world capital has got the young Aucklander thinking big.
The 21-year-old rookie heavyweight's been training under Kevin Barry, preparing for two fights.
Parker's hoping all his hard work will see him follow in the footsteps of some big names that have fought in Las Vegas.
"It really opened my eyes and gave me a lot of motivation and a great opportunity to be there one day. It just shows if you put in the hard work and you get the right results and have the right people around you one day you can be there" says Parker.
Joseph Parker takes on fellow Kiwi Brice Ritani Coe in Los Angeles later this week.