6 May 2017

Sky warns against illegal streaming ahead of Parker fight

2:34 pm on 6 May 2017

Sky Television is warning anyone considering illegally streaming Joseph Parker's fight tonight to think again.

Jospeph Parker beat Carlos Takam over 12 rounds in a unanimous points decision.

Joseph Parker beat Carlos Takam last year and an illegal live stream of the fight was viewed by thousands for free on Facebook. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The world heavyweight boxing champion is defending his title against the Romanian Razvan Cojanu in Auckland.

Sky said piracy teams would be on the lookout for any illegal online streams.

Sky said it had previously won 13 cases against people who illegally streamed Parker's fights, and they were fined up to $3000 each.

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