Geovana Peres beat Canadian challenger Claire Hafner in her first title defence.
Illness forced the Kiwi heavyweight out of a bout scheduled for this month.
The Kiwi and British heavyweights were set to battle later this month.
The British heavyweight was scathing of the Kiwi boxer before their October bout.
Joseph Parker's team have raised concerns about persistent fouls from Derek Chisora.
Joseph Parker's manager says Dereck Chisora is in bad mental shape.
Geovana Peres is proof it's never too late to chase your dreams.
The charismatic combat sports superstar hasn't fought in 11 months.
The heavyweight champ says Tyson Fury will need both hands to beat him.
The 'Gypsy King' retained the Lineal Heavyweight Championship with a unanimous decision victory.
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Unlike Dereck Chisora, the Kiwi boxer doesn't care about being the main event.
Heavyweight opponent Dereck Chisora is livid with promoter Eddie Hearn.
The heavyweight champ will defend his belts in December against Anthony Joshua.
Most of Auckland's 804 confirmed measles cases are in Counties Manukau.
The heavyweight showdown will take place at London's O2 Arena on October 26.