Online extra - Joseph Parker to face ‘The Giant’ Alexander Dimitrenko.

By Tamati Tiananga
  • Auckland

Duco Events won't accept an easy fight in their build to the IBF world title match against Anthony Joshua. New Zealand’s Joseph Parker will fight the toughest fighter possible to develop a winning strategy for when he faces the UK Champion. Today it was announced Parker will take on Alexander Dimitrenko in Manukau on October 1st. The Ukrainian comes with a wealth of experience with an impressive 38-2 record, with 24 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Head coach Kevin Barry says, “With risk comes reward and collectively as a team we need to keep working Joe, we need to keep developing Joe (Joseph Parker)”.