Parker Wins Title on Queensberry Debut
Updated: Mar 30
Derby’s Zach Parker made a big statement on his Queensberry promotions Debut at the Copper Box arena Hackney live on BT sports. The 26-year-old took on Vaughan Alexander (35 from America) for the WBO International super Middleweight title which was scheduled for 10 three-minute rounds. Unbeaten Parker who has won all of his 19 contests weighed in 11 stone 13 and Alexander who had won 15 out of 19 fights weighed in 11 stone 11.
Parker took the center of the ring in the first round and used his jab well to set up nice combinations finishing the round strong. Parker continued his good start in the second and gad Alexander down early in the round. Alexander was able to get up and continued but the writing was on the wall with Parker smashing in big shots until the ref stepped in and stopped the fight 1 minute 39 seconds if the second.
What a great statement for Parker to make on his debut for Queensberry promotions, he has added another title to his CV and has cemented his WBO number 1 contender ranking. He stated in his interview after that he would love to fight the winning of Billy Joe Saunders, Canelo Alvarez fight as he wants to be tested by the best. He is the number 1 contender so I think he should get this opportunity and the way he is boxing at the moment and his confidence he could maybe upset the world scene. Hopefully, he gets the chance as he deserves the opportunity.