Parker fight

Big turnout in South Auckland for Parker fight

Parker, 26, took on England's Anthony Joshua in their highly-anticipated world heavyweight title unification bout this morning.

However, Joshua beat Parker to become the unified heavyweight champion of the world.

About 250 people watched the fight at the Mangere Cosmopolitan Club.

Earlier today before the fight, Parker supporter Piarimu Niao said she was not usually a boxing fan but she was backing local boy Parker and was confident he could claim a win.