Jimmy Peau Tribute

Joseph Parker hails Jimmy 'The Thunder' Peau, thanks him for paving the way for NZ-Samoan boxers

Parker wrote a tribute on Instagram for Peau, who died peacefully in his sleep in Auckland Hospital this morning aged 54 after undergoing brain surgery recently on a tumour.

“E ua maliliu Toa” Rest In Peace Jimmy “Thunder” Peau, a Samoan boxing Icon and a pioneer of the sport in our Samoan community,” Parker wrote.