Browne wants Leapai next after Bahoeli bruising
  LUCAS Browne has made history and now he is after a clash with fellow Aussie Alex Leapai.   Browne recovered a from a third round head clash to record an entertaining fifth round stoppage of Eric Bahoeli and become the first Australia to win the Commonwealth heavyweight title... Read more
Klitschko halts Leapai in five one-sided rounds
  ALTHOUGH the rounds were the same, for Alex Leapai and Lucas Browne – their fortunes were very different.   On the partizan ground of Oberhausen, Leapai found the going tough as he was thoroughly beaten by long-reigning lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko for five-one sided rounds, before proceedings... Read more
Browne floors Bahoeli three times in five round thriller
  THE drought has officially been broken.   It may have only gone five rounds, but it was dramatic and enthralling viewing as Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne overcame a nasty cut to defeat a courageous Eric Bahoeli in five thrilling rounds.   Browne, 35, looked very nervous as he... Read more
Live Blog: Leapai vs. Klitschko & Browne vs. Bahoeli
  Aus-Boxing will have a live blog for round-by-round updates for the historic heavyweight title fights, first from Sheffield, England where Lucas Browne faces off against Eric Bahoeli for the vacant Commonwealth heavyweight title. We will then provide round-by-round updates for Alex Leapai’s challenge for world title glory when... Read more
VIDEO: Lucas Browne – “At some point Leapai and I will have to clash”
  ALL eyes will be on Australia’s two heavyweight hopes as they line-up separately in two fights of great magnitude.   From Oberhausen, Germany, Alex Leapai will challenge lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko for his WBO/WBA/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles, while Lucas Browne will challenge Eric Bahoeli for the vacant Commonwealth... Read more
VIDEO: Browne and Bahoeli make weight for Commonwealth title clash
  THE time for talking is almost done as Australian Lucas Browne and his Canadian opponent Eric Bahoeli successfully made weight at last night’s official weigh-in.   Browne, 35, is looking to become the first Australian in 122 years to lift the Commonwealth heayvweight title.   A win would... Read more
VIDEO: Leapai and Klitschko weigh-in and staredown
  FORMER heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs continued his embarrassing campaign for a fight with unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, this time by interrupting the official weigh-in for the fight between the world champion and Australian challenger Alex Leapai.   It is the second time this week the 42-year-old has... Read more
VIDEO: Shannon Briggs invades Klitschko-Leapai press conference
  THIS week, the spotlight has been entirely on lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and his title defence against Alex Leapai, which takes place in Oberhausen this weekend.   For many, it’s an opportunity to see one of the most dominate and humble heavyweight champions of the modern era... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Leapai vs. Klitschko & Browne vs. Bahoeli
  THE heavyweight division in Australia is thriving, on April 27th, Australian boxing history will be made when Alex ‘Lionheart’ Leapai and Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne fly the flag abroad. Leapai will challenge undisputed lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko for his unified WBO/WBA/IBF/IBO world title belts in Germany. On... Read more
Leapai Confident Ahead of Mission Impossible in Oberhausen
  THE odds appear insurmountable, the task unforgiving and with a ten-year championship reign riding against him, it appears as if Alex Leapai has bitten off substantially more than he can chew in the shape of Wladimir Klitschko. But if you ask the driver by day, boxer by night... Read more
Lucas Browne hoping for Sheffield support
  LUCAS Browne is hoping Sheffield fight fans get behind him when he faces Eric Martel Bahoeli next Saturday, despite him defeating one of the city’s favourite sons.   Browne, 35, set up his Commonwealth heavyweight shot by stopping the Steel City’s own Richard Towers in Hull last November,... Read more
Johnathon Banks – “Leapai is going to be in a totally different world”
  AHEAD of what most boxing experts see as a routine title defence for unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko against Alex Leapai on April 27th in Oberhausen, Klitschko’s head trainer Johnathon Banks has reiterated this as he speaks confidently about his fighter’s preparation.   “We’re looking good and it’s... Read more
Heavyweight history of upsets says Alex Leapai can win
  AUSTRALIA’s Alex Leapai will be a implausible underdog when he fights Wladimir Klitschko for his four heavyweight world title belts. The great Klitschko holds the IBF, WBO, WBA Super and IBO belts and has not been beaten in a decade, while Leapai is a former footballer from Queensland... Read more
Boxing Bits: Leapai lands in Germany, Dib prepares for relaunch & More
  LEAPAI LANDS IN GERMANY FOR DATE WITH DESTINY   Alex Leapai along with Noel Thornberry and his team have safely arrived in Germany, only days before his historic heavyweight world title tilt against divisional kingpin Wladimir Klitschko.   Leapai, 34, finished his final preparations in Brisbane last week... Read more
Lucas Browne – “This fight means I can pay my rent”
  LUCAS Browne is a throwback to a gone era. Name the time, name the opponent and name the place – he just wants to fight. Ahead of the biggest fight of his professional career, where he attempts to become the first Australian in over a hundred years to... Read more
Browne vs. Bahoeli televised live in Australia on Eurosport
  IN what is a fantastic move for Australian fight fans, next weekend’s blockbuster Commonwealth title fight between Lucas Browne and Eric Bahoeli will be televised live on Eurosport. The Foxtel based company will be showcasing the bout live from Sheffield at no additional charge to subscribers.   Lucas... Read more
Weekend Shortlist: Mundine vs. Clottey
  In the next set of paragraphs, we try to give you the best of the bunch – as quick as we possibly can – and with that we approach our Weekend Shortlist. We understand the irony of this in the sense that the following paragraphs are based on... Read more
VIDEO: Clottey pummels Mundine over twelve one-sided rounds
  ANTHONY Mundine may have fought his last fight as a professional, after enduring a twelve-round beating at the hands of Ghanian Joshua Clottey.   The fight, which was contested for Mundine’s WBA International light middleweight title was fought entirely on Clottey’s terms. Clottey, 36, floored Mundine five times... Read more
Live Blog: Mundine vs. Clottey & Pitt vs. Aloua
  Aus-Boxing will have a live blog for round-by-round updates for Mundine vs. Clottey and Pitt vs. Aloua, in what is potentially one of the top Australian doubleheaders for the year.   The main event will roughly start a little after 10:00 p.m. EST.   Undercard Results   Cameron... Read more
Anthony Mundine – “I will definitely fight for another two or three years”
  SOME say he is a controversial self promoter, while others say he is the greatest all-round athlete to ever compete in Australia. Say what you will about Anthony Mundine, but more often than not, you know when he is in a fight.   This will be no different... Read more
Brad Pitt – “I feel I perform best when there is pressure”
  FOR Brad Pitt, the man who is aptly nicknamed ‘Hollywood’ – the journey thus far as a professional has been filled with frustration and inconsistency. Despite being the best cruiserweight in Australia, something he proved years ago with a highlight-reel knockout over Daniel Ammann in two rounds in... Read more
Geale vs. Macklin set for May 24th on HBO
  AUSTRALIA’s Daniel Geale looks set to make his return to the US, with a May 24th fight with three-time middleweight title challenger Matthew Macklin verbally agreed to, with broadcasting giant HBO scheduled to televise.   Geale, 33, is fresh off a one-sided stoppage over fellow Australian Garth Wood... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Mundine vs. Clottey & Pitt vs. Aloua
  ON Wednesday night, Anthony Mundine continues his steady rise through the light-middleweight division, taking on credible challenger and former IBF welterweight titlist Joshua Clottey. The card, which takes place from the Newcastle Entertainment Centre, will feature several promising match-ups, including a fight that could potentially steal the show... Read more
Darchinyan to challenge Walters for WBA title on May 31st
  JUST under six months removed from his gallant effort against Nonito Donaire, Vic Darchinyan will challenge unbeaten Jamaican Nicholas Walters for his version of the WBA featherweight championship, being the ‘regular’ title – on May 31st from the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.   “Darchinyan clearly showed that... Read more
Michael Kirby survives Tai Tuivasa, crowned Last Man Standing
  FOR those that didn’t know what to expect going into last night’s inaugural event for ‘Last Man Standing’, their unfamiliarity was understandable.   But when Perry Cale exhaled and let out ‘sudden victory round’ to a raucous and clearly entertained audience at The Melbourne Pavilion, it became instantly... Read more
Zappavigna outlasts Tsuchiya in brutal slugfest
  WHILE all eyes were on the overwhelmingly successful debut of ‘Last Man Standing’ – make no mistake – Lenny Zappavigna and Shuhei Tsuchiya stole the show in ten pulsating rounds.   Zappavigna, 26, put on a brutal albeit spectacular performance against arguably the most durable and courageous opponent... Read more
Official line-up confirmed for ‘Last Man Standing’
  THE official line-up for Brian Amatruda’s showpiece event – heavyweight knockout competition ‘Last Man Standing’ has been confirmed.   Fight 1: Tafta Misipati vs. Kingsley Enadeghe Fight 2: Nathan Briggs vs. Michael Kirby Fight 3: Royce Sio vs. Willie Nasio Fight 4: Tai Tuivasa vs. Brett Smith  ... Read more
Lenny Zappavigna – “You’re going to see a demolition”
  LENNY Zappavigna has experienced the proverbial highs and lows of being a professional prizefighter. From the ecstasy of campaigning in the US, fighting in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on an international pay-per-view and having his name under the bright lights, to the dark days that followed a... Read more
After 23 years preparation, Sam Soliman gets his world title shot
  AUSTRALIA’S IBF middleweight #1 contender, Sam Soliman, will fight current world champion, Felix Sturm for the IBF Middleweight World Title in Germany on Saturday, May 31.   “Getting a world title bout is like climbing Mt Everest. It’s taken me 23 years. You get to base camp and... Read more