Dillian Whyte takes out fight against Joseph Parker after unanimous points decision

Headlines 29/07/2018

Dillian Whyte survived a late Joseph Parker onslaught to score a unanimious decision win at London's O2 Arena.

Parker was knocked down twice during the epic 12-round contest, but came home with fire in his belly, dropping the Brit in the final frame.

Whyte hung on through the final 30-seconds, admitting post fight that he was in serious trouble.

Parker gave full credit to his opponent, stating the better man won.

The Kiwi started well, pestering Whyte with a slick left jab, but late in the second he was dropped by the 'Body Snatcher' and copped a standing eight-count by referee Ian John-Lewis.

On review the knockdown was a result of a head-clash which was obscured to the referee.

Whyte capitalised, taking control of the fight over the course of the next six-rounds.

More to follow.