Andy Ruiz v Joseph Parker Lands on HBO



Andy Ruiz v Joseph Parker Lands on HBO


The battle between undefeated contenders Joseph Parker and Andy Ruiz, Jr., for a heavyweight title, will open the December 10 HBO World Championship Boxing telecast, headlined by the Terence Crawford – John Molina Jr. Jr. welterweight championship fight at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

Parker (21-0, 18 KOs), from Auckland, New Zealand and Ruiz (29-0, 19 KOs), of Mexico.

The fight will take place in New Zealand on December 10 and be seen via tape delay on HBO, beginning at 9:35 p.m. ET/PT, followed immediately by the live telecast of Crawford vs. Molina.

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