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.