THEY have graced boxing rings all over the world,
TRENT Broadhurst is at the stage of his career
Boxing is about as tough and lonely a sport
LONG serving Sydney promoter Paul Nasari has
BLAKE Caparello has fought world level opposition
WITH one punch, Hurricane Futa tipped the landscape
Remembering Will Tomlinson and Jack Asis
THEY have graced boxing rings all over the world, experienced the thrill of victory and suffered the agony of defeat. But for two of Australia’s best, the time has finally come to hang them up. Will Tomlinson and Jack Asis have left an indelible mark on the Australian boxingread more...
Trent Broadhurst on Shawn Miller and injury rehabilitation
TRENT Broadhurst is at the stage of his career where every fight is essentially make-or-break. That trend will continue tonight when the hard-hitting Slacks Creek resident faces the unperturbed and overweight New Yorker Shawn Miller at Eatons Hill Hotel in Brisbane for an IBF affiliatedread more...
Garth Wood on battle with depression: “I was always seeing everything as a negative”
Boxing is about as tough and lonely a sport as you can find. But for Garth Wood it was his battles outside of the ring that proved to be his toughest. Wood is best know for his series of fairytale victories during the reality television show, ‘The Contender’, followed by hisread more...
Jack Brubaker vs. Cameron Hammond set for Commonwealth title
LONG serving Sydney promoter Paul Nasari has pulled off one of the biggest promotional coups of the year. The head of Neutral Corner Promotions has secured the first Commonwealth welterweight title between two Australians in fifteen years with a salivating matchup between Jack Brubakerread more...
Blake Caparello on learning from losses, training with the best
BLAKE Caparello has fought world level opposition twice before, but fell short both times. The Greenvale-based southpaw has long been regarded as Australia’s best defensive fighter. But with that accolade follows the scrutiny of being labelled safety-first and not fan-friendly; whichread more...
Hurricane Futa shocks Will Tomlinson in first round upset
WITH one punch, Hurricane Futa tipped the landscape of the Australian lightweight division on its head. While some in the viewing audience saw Futa as a live underdog in his ten-round WBA affiliated regional title fight with Will Tomlinson, few expected him to possess such explosive punchingread more...
Weigh-In Results: Will Tomlinson 61.20 vs. Hurricane Futa 61.05
WILL Tomlinson and Hurricane Futa both weighed inside the lightweight limit ahead of their fight tonight. Tomlinson (25-2-1, 13 KOs) will look to score his third consecutive victory against Futa (20-6-1, 11 KOs), after putting together back-to-back wins over durable duo Adones Aguelo andread more...
Qamil Balla: “The break from boxing allowed me to get my life sorted”
A misdiagnosed outlet issue almost brought the promising career of Qamil Balla to a grinding halt. As his two fights in two years suggests, the undefeated former Australian light welterweight titleholder has endured a frustrating spell outside of the ropes. However, this all changes whenread more...
Will Tomlinson discusses staying active, simplifying his approach
SOMETIMES in boxing, the simplest approach can be the most effective. Will Tomlinson hopes that same mentality will take him on a lightweight title run as he continues his resurgence against tricky Japanese import Hurricane Futa on Saturday night at the Melbourne Park Function Centre. “Theread more...
Shannon O’Connell talks Miyoshi defence and road to Alicia Ashley
FOR the first time in thirteen years, Shannon O’Connell is happy with the progression of her career. The reigning WBC Silver super bantamweight titleholder will make the first defence of her title on Saturday night at the Melbourne Park Function Centre as she continues on her pathread more...