VS
Jun 29 2019
Saturday

Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States

10 round contest @ Heavyweight
Alex Leapai
Leapai
Samoa flag
25-2-0
TKO 10
TKO 10
32-7-4

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The tape

27
Age
39
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
74.8" / 190 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDUDMDUD
Form
KOTDTKOUDUD
25
Wins
32
19
By KO
26
76
KO%
81
2
Loses
7
0
Draws
4
2012
Debut
2004

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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6
WBC
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WBO
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14
IBF
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Joseph Parker vs Alex Leapai report


Who won Parker vs Leapai?

Joseph Parker beat Alex Leapai by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday, June 29th, 2019, at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.

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 Demetrius Andrade beating Maciej Sulecki for the WBO World Middleweight championship. Also on the undercard Kal Yafai beat Norbelto Jimenez for the WBA World Super Flyweight belt.

Parker vs Leapai stats

Back in June 2019, Joseph Parker stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Alex Leapai made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 7 losses and 4 draws, with 26 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Leapai had a slight advantage in power over Parker, with a 81% knockout percentage compared to Parker's 76%.

Joseph Parker was the younger man by 12 years, at 27 years old.

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

Both Joseph Parker and Alex Leapai fought out of an orthodox stance.

Parker was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 years and 11 months later than Leapai, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, totaling 250 compared to Leapai's 230.

Joseph Parker went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, and 14 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Parker vs Leapai form

Parker had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alexander Flores on December 15, 2018, by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Prior to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had won against Hughie Fury on September 23, 2017, by majority decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had beaten Razvan Cojanu on May 6, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau City, New Zealand.

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Parker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Leapai's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.

What time did Parker vs Leapai start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Parker vs Leapai?

The fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Parker vs Leapai?

Joseph Parker was a 1/25 (-2500) favorite going into the contest, while Alex Leapai made his way into the ring at 23/2 (+1200) with oddsmakers.

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