With all eyes on the Day of Reckoning combat card, Joseph Parker earned the largest win of his profession within the co-main occasion over Deontay Wilder.
Regardless of Wilder being a heavy betting favourite, Parker landed and outboxed the American en path to a unanimous choice victory. Parker was in full management for nearly the complete combat and almost completed the previous WBC heavyweight champion within the eighth spherical.
With the loss, Wilder has now misplaced three of his final 4 fights since posting a 42-0-1 report in his first combat with Tyson Fury.
As an alternative of giving Parker credit score for the win, most followers instantly dumped Wilder and labeled the ‘Bronze Bomber’ as a one-trick pony by relying solely on his highly effective proper hand. Nonetheless, followers additionally known as the previous champion a “legend” and famous that they have been “unhappy” to see the demise of his profession.
One response learn:
“Unhappy to see the tip of a legend. However good s*** Parker got here to combat.”
One other fan claimed that Wilder was fortunate to not encounter Anthony Joshua on the occasion, stating that the previous is ‘completed’. The fan wrote:
‘Wilder is prepared. AJ would have let him sleep.”
Different followers who have been unimpressed with the combat stated:
“That is not even annoying”
“Wilder regarded rusty. However do not take something away from Parker. Oh. My. World! I used to be truly afraid of him at first. What a combat”
‘Wilder misplaced each spherical’
“Perhaps Wilder and AJ might combat on the undercard of Parker vs. Ruiz’
Avid supporters of the ‘Bronze Bomber’ additionally reacted to the combat, commenting on their perception that Wilder had received the combat. Such feedback learn:
“Wilder was robbed. I had it 115-113”
“WILDER WAS ROBBED”
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End result Deontay Wilder vs. Joseph Parker
Though they did not face Anthony Joshua in the principle occasion, many have been nonetheless enthusiastic about Deontay Wilder’s return on December 23.
Nonetheless, within the co-main occasion of Judgment Day, Wilder shockingly misplaced a convincing choice to Joseph Parker. With the loss, all plans and rumors of a doable match with Joshua have been seemingly misplaced.
Parker, a former WBO world heavyweight champion, executed an clever sport plan, complicated and irritating Wilder for all twelve rounds to earn a unanimous choice. Though Wilder appeared upset by the official outcome, most imagine Parker was the rightful winner.
Now, with a report of 34-3, Parker has ready himself for a possible huge combat forward. Wilder fell to 43-3-1, with the loss being the primary of his profession by way of choice.