Parker: I caught Fury with hard punches

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker answered the critics after scoring a majority decision of 118-110, 118-110, 114-114 over WBO mandatory contender Hughie Fury on Saturday in Manchester saying he scored with the harder punches and he won a fair decision.

“Fury moved well, he was awkward,” Parker said

“I caught him with the harder punches, and feel I won the fight fairly.

“It’s a great result, but I want to go back to New Zealand and have a bit of a break now.

“I feel that this opens up big fights here, we can come back and set up another big fight.”

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