Live Stream Preview: Asis vs. Sampaio ($14.95 PPV)
  TONIGHT from Rumours International in Toowoomba, Queensland, promoter Brendon Smith of Smithy’s Promotions presents an enthusiastic ten-fight card headlined by dangerous super featherweight veteran ‘Kangaroo’ Jack Asis (31-18-5, 16 KOs), who will be challenged by bip-punching Brazilian veteran Isaias Santos Sampaio (19-8, 19 KOs) over ten heats for... Read more
Aussie heartache abroad continues with Ramadan and Zerafa losses
  AUSTRALIA’s horror run in title fights abroad continued as Susie Ramadan and Michael Zerafa dropped controversial decisions in Mexico and Russia last weekend.   Ramadan, 35, had not fought in just over two years, but took the unenviable task of travelling to Mexico to face a hometown favourite... Read more
Katsidis concussed by Coyle in career-ending loss
  DESPITE having fought in England a previous three times, there was an eery sense of unfamiliarity about the Hull Arena for Australian road warrior Michael Katsidis.   For the first time since his return, long-time head trainer Brendon Smith did not accompany the Toowoomba resident to the ring.... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Tommy Coyle 134, Michael Katsidis 134.5
  MICHAEL Katsidis will look to recapture the form of his glory days when he challenges Englishman Tommy Coyle early tomorrow morning (AEST) for the IBF International lightweight title from the Hull Arena.   Katsidis, 34, has spent six weeks in Manchester under the guidance of former British champion... Read more
Sam Soliman: Where to next for the dethroned king?
  CAST your mind back a few weeks, shortly before Australia’s Sam Soliman was set to make the first defence of his recently acquired IBF middleweight title against Jermain Taylor at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.   Most saw the fight against Taylor as an... Read more
Billy Dib to make Melbourne debut on October 31st
  BILLY Dib’s climb up the super featherweight ratings will gain further traction on October 31st, when the former IBF featherweight champion faces upset-minded Indonesian Ruben Manakane from The Melbourne Pavilion.   Dib, 29, and Manakane, 21, will collide over twelve rounds for the vacant PABA super featherweight title.... Read more
Michael Zerafa talks Arif Magomedov, training camp for Russian tilt
  UNDEFEATED middleweight Michael Zerafa will attempt to make the step up from talented prospect to world rated middleweight when he challenges WBO #15 Arif Magomedov this weekend.   Zerafa, 22, has made the long trip to Luzhniki in Moscow, Russia in the hope of causing a major upset... Read more
Jarrod Fletcher – “I’m not even thinking about losing”
  THERE comes a time in every prize fighter’s career when there is a defining moment, a turning point. A coming of age fight. A time when you put up or shut up.   A fight that will propel you to the elite level of competition or leave you... Read more
Leapai vs. Scott in doubt after broadcaster withdrawal
  IN the past week, the make-or-break heavyweight bout between Australia’s former world title challenger Alex Leapai (30-5-3, 24 KOs) and enigmatic American Malik Scott (36-2-1, 13 KOs) has hit a number of hurdles.   First, Leapai, 35, suffered a leg injury several days ago, which forced event promoter... Read more
Jake Carr – “We haven’t gone in the direction of a padded record”
  REIGNING Australian super middleweight champion Jake Carr wants to make his mark on his division.   Unlike some fighters, Carr will fight anyone, anywhere and will even travel interstate to prove he is the one fastest rising prospects the country has to offer.   Carr (8-0, 3 KOs)... Read more
Dunn dismantles Zeller in three round mismatch
  ZAC Dunn might just be the best Australian prospect in a stacked super middleweight division.   Having been in the paid ranks for just over two years, Dunn has amassed an impressive professional record, picking up state and regional title honours as well as a world rating by... Read more
Daniel Geale vs. Jarrod Fletcher official for December 3rd
  THERE has always been a sense of inevitability surrounding a possible fight between former world champion Daniel Geale and former world title challenger Jarrod Fletcher.   And while their careers have almost always looked to be going in different directions, their trajectory has found them in the same... Read more
Susie Ramadan – “I’ve wanted this rematch for so long”
  IN recent times, the story of former two-time bantamweight world champion Susie Ramadan has been one of frustration. Having been booked to fight at least a half dozen times over the past two years, Ramadan has had fight after fight fall through.   But in a handful of... Read more
Brave Brunker downed in nine by Selby in IBF title eliminator
  AUSTRALIA’s horror run in major fights abroad continued as previously unbeaten Joel Brunker became the latest Australian to fall by the wayside, being stopped in nine one-sided rounds by talented Welshman Lee Selby in London.   Brunker, 28, put in a gutsy effort, but showed signs of ring... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Joel Brunker 56.88 vs. Lee Selby 56.97
  UNDEFEATED featherweight Joel Brunker and his opponent Lee Selby are set and ready for tomorrow morning’s IBF featherweight world title eliminator at London’s 02 Arena.   The winner of the twelve-round tussle will earn the right to challenge reigning IBF featherweight titlist Evgeny Gradovich next year.   Brunker... Read more
Rocky Jerkic – “The guys in my division know I’m here”
  ROCKY Jerkic is a supremely talented athlete.   He is a man blessed with a skill set that some fighters only dream of.   Jerkic (7-0, 5 KOs) took some time to speak with Aus-Boxing about his friendship and training camp with famed trainer, Jeff Mayweather, his newly... Read more
Sam Soliman talks training camp for Jermain Taylor
  SAM Soliman’s journey to the IBF middleweight title was something out of a Hollywood film script.   Fights on the road on short notice, fighting out of his weight division, a failed albeit overturned drugs test and winning the title in Germany against a fighter he had already... Read more
Luke Jackson continues unbeaten streak, outscores Karim Afghan
  UNBEATEN featherweight prospect Luke Jackson returned from the longest layoff off his budding professional career, easily outpointing late substitute Karim Afghan over four rounds.   Jackson, 29, had to put up with some resistance from a motivated and upset-minded Afghan, who accepted the unlikely task of beating Jackson... Read more
Australia’s amateur star spars Sergey Rabchenko in Manchester
  SATALI TEVI-FUIMAONO is sure that the looming WBC Silver light middleweight title fight between Australia’s Anthony Mundine and Belarusian Sergey Rabchenko will be a classic because he’s shared the ring with both of them.   The 16-year-old World Youth champion from Umina Beach, New South Wales has been... Read more
Will Tomlinson talks US experience, chasing Francisco Vargas
  WILL Tomlinson moved to the US last year in order to chase big fights and find himself on the biggest possible platform to showcase his abilities.   It may have taken a calendar year for it to eventuate, but Tomlinson is in discussions with his promoter Golden Boy... Read more
Joel Brunker – “The stakes have never been higher for me”
  WHILE the odds are undoubtedly stacked against him, unbeaten ‘Aussie’ Joel Brunker knows he has nothing to lose ahead of his IBF featherweight title final eliminator against Lee Selby on October 12th (AEST).   “Ever since I turned professional, all I have thought about was fighting for a... Read more