- Publish Date
- Sunday, 11 December 2016, 12:33PM
"I'm embarrassed being a Kiwi after last night."
Those were the words of Lance Revill, President of the New Zealand Professional Boxing Association, following Joseph Parker's historic victory over Andy Ruiz Jr last night.
"Let's get one thing straight, I'm a great friend of Joseph Parker, he's been to my gym a number of times, he's sparred with my heavyweights when he was an amateur. I've got a lot of time for him," Revill told Tony Veitch the morning after Parker claimed the WBO world heavyweight title. "I'm afraid to say that he didn't win the fight last night. Ruiz cleaned him out."
Revill has no doubt Ruiz Jr won the fight and should be returning home as Mexico's first heavyweight world champion.
Read the full report at NZ Herald