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Feb 27 2021
Saturday

Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
27-2-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 119-109
  • 115-113
  • 117-111
UD 12
19-0-0

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The tape

29
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
80.3" / 204 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOKOUDUD
Form
UDUDTKOTKOUD
27
Wins
19
21
By KO
10
78
KO%
53
2
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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

Joseph Parker vs Junior Fa report


Who won Parker vs Fa?

Joseph Parker beat Junior Fa by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 at Spark Arena in Auckland.

The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 115-113, 117-111 in favor of winner Joseph Parker.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Parker vs Fa stats

Back in February 2021, Joseph Parker stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Junior Fa made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Parker had a large advantage in power over Fa, boasting at 78% knockout percentage over Fa's 53%.

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

Fa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Parker. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

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

Parker was 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 had fought 147 more professional rounds, totaling 250 compared to Fa's 103.

Joseph Parker went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Junior Fa was ranked number 5 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the Heavyweight Division.

Parker vs Fa form

Joseph Parker had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

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

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

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

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

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

Fa had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

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

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

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

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

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

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Junior Fa had been fighting more than Joseph Parker.

Going to this contest, Joseph Parker had last fought 11 months and 29 days ago, while Junior Fa's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 12 days ago.

Parker's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Fa's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What time did Parker vs Fa start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 AM UTC at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, which was 4:00 AM EST or 1:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Parker vs Fa?

The DAZN show began at 1:30 AM EST / 10:30 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card started at 6:30 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Parker vs Fa?

Joseph Parker was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Junior Fa made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.

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