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Klitschko-Leapai: Joseph Parker Faces Sherman Williams

Top New Zealand boxing prospect Joseph Parker will have a West Indian challenge on his hands when he fights on the undercard of Vladimir Klitschko's world title bout next month.

The 22-year-old heavyweight will take on 42 year old veteran Sherman 'The Tank' Williams on April 27 in Germany.

Williams has also been a sparring partner for Klitschko, and has only been stopped once in his 52 bouts having has knocked out more than half of the 36 opponents he has defeated.

The fight will take place in Oberhausen in Germany, with the main event to see Wladimir Klitschko take on Samoan-borna, New Zealand-raised Australian Alex Leapai to defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles.

Parker currently has a 7-0 record in his fledgling boxing career.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 03-20-2014

Should be a good test for Parker early on in his career...

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