Feb 27 2021
Saturday

Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand

12 rounds contest
@ Heavyweight
27-2-0

est. ringwalk:

2021-02-27T11:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - TBA / US - TBA EST

19-0-0

The tape

29
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
76"
Reach
80.3"
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 5TKO 10KO 3UD 12UD 12
Form
UD 10UD 10TKO 1TKO 1UD 10
27
Wins
19
21
By KO
10
78
KO%
53
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2016
165
Pro rounds
82

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

7
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
7
WBC
-
3
WBO
5
6
IBF
9

Joseph Parker vs Junior Fa preview

When is Parker vs Fa?

Joseph Parker is set to take on Junior Fa on Saturday 27th February 2021 at Spark Arena in Auckland.

The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.

Parker vs Fa stats

Joseph Parker steps into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Junior Fa will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Parker has a large advantage in power over Fa, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Fa's 53%.

Joseph Parker is the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

Fa has a height advantage of 1 inch over Parker. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Joseph Parker & Junior Fa fight out of an orthodox stance.

Parker is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Fa, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 83 more professional rounds, 165 to Fa's 82.

Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 7 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Junior Fa is currently ranked number 5 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.

Parker vs Fa form

Joseph Parker has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Shawndell Terell Winters on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.

Going into that contest, he had beat Alexander Flores on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had lost to Anthony Joshua on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

Fa remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Devin Vargas on 15th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salt Palace, Utah, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Dominick Guinn on 28th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Newfel Ouatah on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Voinovich Center, Ohio.

Before that, he had defeated Rogelio Omar Rossi on 15th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.

He had won against Luis Pascual on 22nd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Auckland Indian Association, Auckland.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Junior Fa has been fighting more than Joseph Parker.

Joseph Parker last fought 10 months and 28 days ago, while Junior Fa's last outing was 1 year, 2 months and 11 days ago.

Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Fa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What time does Parker vs Fa start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 am UTC at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, which is 6:00 am EST or 3:00 am PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who is showing Parker vs Fa?

Parker vs Fa will be broadcast on DAZN Global (UK) in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by DAZN.

How do you stream Parker vs Fa?

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What are the odds on Parker vs Fa

Joseph Parker is currently 1/10 (-999) to win the contest outright, while you can get 11/2 (+550) on Junior Fa if you fancy the massive upset.

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