ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 10-round heavyweight bout between undefeated up-and-coming Joseph Parker (13-0, 11 KO’s) and Yakup Saglam (34-3, 31 KOs) Saturday, June 13, at 6:30 a.m. ET. The fight, from Parker’s home country of New Zealand, will also be available for replay on ESPN3 shortly after its conclusion.
Parker, who is highly regarded as one of the top prospects in the heavyweight division, scored a fourth-round knockout win over Jason Pettaway in his last fight. Saglam, of Turkey by way of Germany, enters Saturday’s fight with five consecutive wins including his last, a third-round TKO over Marcel Zeller.
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