Joseph Parker: “Sad to see the end of a legend”

With all eyes on the Day of Reckoning combat card, Joseph Parker pulled off the largest win of his profession in the co-main occasion over Deontay Wilder.

Despite Wilder being a large betting favourite, Parker out-landed and out-boxed the American en route to a unanimous determination victory. In full management practically the total combat, Parker nearly completed the former WBC heavyweight champion in the eighth spherical.

With the loss, Wilder has now misplaced three of his final 4 fights since having a 42-0-1 file getting into the first combat with Tyson Fury.

Rather than crediting Parker for the win, most followers instantly dumped on Wilder and labeled the ‘Bronze Bomber’ as a one-trick pony by solely counting on his highly effective proper hand. However, followers additionally credited the former champion as a ‘legend,’ noting that they had been ‘unhappy’ to see the downfall of his profession.

One remark learn:

“Sad to see the end of a legend. But good s*** Parker got here to combat.”

Another fan claimed that Wilder was fortunate not to have confronted Anthony Joshua at the occasion, stating that the former is ‘completed.’ The fan wrote:

“Wilder is completed. AJ woulda slept him.”

Other followers who had been unimpressed by the combat commented:

“That’s not even an upset”

“Wilder seemed ring rusty. But take nothing away from Parker. Oh. My. World! I used to be really anxious for him at first. What a combat”

“Wilder misplaced each spherical”

“Maybe Wilder and AJ can combat on the undercard of Parker vs. Ruiz”

Avid supporters of the ‘Bronze Bomber’ additionally reacted to the combat, commenting their beliefs that Wilder gained the combat. Such feedback learn:

“Wilder received robbed. I had it 115-113”


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Deontay Wilder vs. Joseph Parker consequence

Though not going through Anthony Joshua in the essential occasion, many had been nonetheless excited for the return of Deontay Wilder on December 23.

However, in the co-main occasion of the Day of Reckoning, Wilder shockingly misplaced a convincing determination to Joseph Parker. With the loss, all plans and rumors of a potential matchup with Joshua seemingly went down the drain.

Executing an clever recreation plan, Parker — a former WBO heavyweight world champion — confused and pissed off Wilder for all 12 rounds to obtain a unanimous determination. Though Wilder appeared upset by the official consequence, most imagine that Parker was the rightful winner.

Now, with a 34-3 file, Parker has set himself up for a potential huge combat on the horizon. Wilder dropped to 43-3-1, with the loss being the first in his profession by way of determination.

Edited by Jigyanshushri Mahanta

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