On Wednesday, May 24, in the main event Joseph Parker vs Faiga Opelu of the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Parker, who lost to Joe Joyce in September, rebounded with a points victory over Jack Massey at the start of the year and now faces Opelu in his quest for another world title shot. Opelu’s most recent fight was a technical draw in March after his opponent, Kris Terzievski, suffered an ankle injury in the third round, causing the ringside doctor to suspend the bout prematurely.
Parker will be looking to reclaim his world title shot against Opelu after losing to Joe Joyce in September of last year. Parker got back on track in the beginning of the year with a points victory over Jack Massey. On Wednesday night, Joseph Parker will fight the enormous Australian Faiga “Django” Opelu in a bid to win a world championship. Parker (31-3, 21KO) and Opelu (15-3, 11KO) will headline the first-ever No Limit event in Melbourne at Margaret Court Arena.
Viewers around the world can watch the action live on the following channels and here for free:
When Joseph Parker vs Faiga Opelu Date and Start Time:
- Date: Wednesday, May 24
- Time: 7 p.m. AEST / 10 a.m. BST / 5 a.m. ET
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. AEST / 1 p.m. BST / 8 a.m. ET
The event is set to get underway at 7 p.m. AEST / 10 a.m. BST / 5 a.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10 p.m. AEST / 1 p.m. BST / 8 a.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
Where Joseph Parker vs Faiga Opelu:
The fight will take place at the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
What Channel Joseph Parker vs Faiga Opelu:
- Australia & New Zealand: Kayo Sports PPV, Sky Sports PPV and Fox Sports PPV
- UK & U.S.: TBA
The fight will be available on pay-per-view in Australia and New Zealand on Kayo Sports, Sky Sports and Fox Sports. Broadcasters for the UK and U.S. have not been announced.
JOSPEH PARKER RECORD AND BIO
- Nationality: New Zealand
- Date of birth: January 9, 1992
- Height: 6′ 4″
- Reach: 76″
- Total fights: 34
- Record: 31-3 (21 KOs)
FAIGA OPELU RECORD AND BIO
- Nationality: Australian
- Date of birth: December 30, 1993
- Height: N/A
- Reach: N/A
- Total fights: 20
- Record: 15-3-2 (11 KOs)
Joseph Parker vs Faiga Opelu Fight Card:
- Joseph Parker vs Faiga Opelu; Heavyweight
- Jayde Mitchell vs. Max Reeves; Super middleweight
- Nikita Tszyu vs. Benjamin Bommber; Light middleweight
- Joel Taylor vs. Ben Horn; Welterweight
- David Nyika vs. Louis Marsters; Heavyweight
- Campbell Somerville vs. Isaias Sette; Light middleweight
- Luke Gersbeck vs. Jack Moore; Light middleweight
- Cameron Mooney vs. Tom Bellchambers; Heavyweight