Topic: Boxing

Parker meets young boxing prospects in Manurewa

By Tamati Tiananga
Joseph Parker guides young boxing student with her jab

NZ heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker paid a visit to aspiring young boxers and students at Manurewa Intermediate.

He spoke to around 600 children at school assembly and then 20 children, who are currently enrolled in the local boxing school, put on a demonstration for him.

Parker is scheduled to fight Brazilian champion Irineu Beato Costa Junior as the main event at Fight for Life, on Saturday December 6 at Claudelands Arena in Hamilton.