Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Parker vs Kean?
Joseph Parker beat Simon Kean by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 28th October 2023 in Riyadh.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tyson Fury beating Francis Ngannou. Also, on the undercard Fabio Wardley beat David Adeleye for the BBBOC British Heavyweight belt, Carlos Takam was overcome by Martin Bakole Ilunga and Arslanbek Makhmudov was victorious over Junior Anthony Wright.
Parker vs Kean stats
Joseph Parker stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Simon Kean made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Joseph Parker was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Kean had a height advantage of 1 inch over Parker. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Joseph Parker & Simon Kean fought out of an orthodox stance.
Parker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Kean, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 132 more professional rounds, 226 to Kean's 94.
Joseph Parker went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Parker vs Kean form
Parker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Faiga Opelu on 24th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Jack Massey on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Joe Joyce on 24th September 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Derek Chisora on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
He had beat Derek Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Parker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Parker vs Kean start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM UTC at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Parker vs Kean?
Joseph Parker was a 1/9 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Simon Kean made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Joseph Parker - KO||66.67%|
|Joseph Parker - Decision||33.33%|
Based on 3 Predictions