Joseph Parker secured a knockout victory against Simon Kean in the third round of their match in Saudi Arabia. This win signifies Parker's determination to reclaim his world title status. Notably, the bout was featured on the undercard of the highly anticipated Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou event.
Parker displayed strong determination. In the first round, Kean landed a solid left-hook, briefly staggering Parker. Despite this, Parker's experience and skill became apparent. He identified Kean's weak defense and struck with a powerful uppercut in the third round.
The victory brings Parker's career record to 33-3, with 23 knockout wins. He also claimed the vacant IBF and WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight titles.