7 May 2017

Parker fight livestreamers thrown out of event

1:45 pm on 7 May 2017

The sports promotion company that put on last night's world heavyweight boxing title fight says a few people were thrown out for live streaming.

Joseph Parker lands a punch during his fight with Razvan Cojanu for the WBO World Heavyweight title.

Joseph Parker lands a punch during his fight with Razvan Cojanu for the WBO World Heavyweight title. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

New Zealand's Joseph Parker defended his title in a fight against Romanian Razvan Cojanu in Auckland last night.

The Duco Events media manager, Craig Stanaway, said he had not heard of any serious streaming issues but knew a few people used Facebook Live.

But he said he was pleased with the number of people who paid $50 to view the fight on Sky TV.

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