Parker to fight Samoan boxer Alex Leapai
Providence, RHODE ISLAND — The New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker has confirmed his next bout will be against the Samoan-born Alex Leapai.
The two will fight in the US on 29 June in the first of Parker’s three fight deal with British promoter Eddie Hearn.
Leapai is a replacement opponent after American Eric Molina pulled out amidst a dispute over fight terms.
The Lauli’i born 39 year old boxer, who is fighting out of Australia, has won 32 of his 43 fights, 25 by knockout.