Sakio Bika confident of making history in Quebec City
  AUSTRALIA’s Sakio Bika will return to the ring on Sunday morning (AEST) to challenge reigning WBC light heavyweight champion, Adonis “Superman” Stevenson in Quebec City, Canada.   Adonis Stevenson is rated as the best light heavyweight in the world and has not been beaten in the past five... Read more
Blake Caparello on Artur Beterbiev training camp
  FORMER world title challenger Blake Caparello is fast becoming the go-to-man for quality southpaw sparring.   Caparello, 28, is currently in Montreal, where he has served as a sparring partner for blue chip light heavyweight prospect Artur Beterbiev (7-0, 7 KOs).   The world-rated Beterbiev faces tricky veteran... Read more
Vale Braydon Smith: A Tribute
  IT has been almost two long weeks since the tragic passing of one of Australia’s brightest prospects, Braydon “The Great White” Smith.   Since this time, the loyal and proud Australian boxing community has come together to pay their respects to a young man who was larger than... Read more
VIDEO: Billy Dib backs Sakio Bika to dethrone Adonis Stevenson
  WBC super featherweight title contender Billy Dib is throwing his support behind Sakio Bika ahead of his bid to dethrone lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson in Quebec City, Canada next week.   Former WBC super middleweight champion Sakio Bika will be stepping up in weight to contest... Read more
Randy Petalcorin set for date with Ma Yi Ming in Beijing
  SEASONAL Australian resident and interim WBA light flyweight champion Randy Petalcorin is penciled in to make his first title defence.   Petalcorin, 23, who splits his time when in training camp between General Santos City and Melbourne, will make the first defence of his recently acquired title against... Read more
Liam Hutchinson primed for Australian title tilt against Shannon King
  IF things run according to the script written by Liam Hutchinson and his team, there will be a new Australian light middleweight champion.   Tonight from the Mansfield Tavern, Hutchinson, 22, will look to go from unrated challenger to reigning champion when the talented prospect tops the bill... Read more
Live Stream Preview: King vs. Hutchinson ($9.95 PPV)
  TONIGHT the spiritual home of boxing in Brisbane, the Mansfield Tavern, hosts a nine-fight card topped by an intriguing stylistic match up in the main event.   Once beaten duo Shannon King (8-1, 7 KOs) and Liam Hutchinson (10-1, 5 KOs) will collide for the Australian light middleweight... Read more
Live Stream Preview: Frank Bianco Cup ($9.99 PPV)
  HISTORY will be made tonight, when Peter Maniatis Events hosts a historic four Victorian state title fights on the one card.   The eight-fight card will take place from the Malvern Town Hall in Melbourne, headlined by once-beaten middleweight prospect Michael Zerafa (16-1, 8 KOs), who will face... Read more
Billy Dib on Channel 9 exposure, fighting for the WBC title
  THE stage has been set.   If Billy Dib (39-3, 23 KOs) can dethrone reigning WBC super featherweight champion Takashi Miura (28-2-2, 21 KOs) on May 1st, he will do it in front of his biggest Australian television audience.   In a remarkable turn of events, Channel 9... Read more
Paul Fleming: “This time next year, I want a world title”
  THE word talent and Paul Fleming have been synonymous since the Indigenous ace first laced on a pair of gloves as a boy.   In an exclusive interview with Aus-Boxing, the aptly nicknamed “Showtime” touches on his future plans to fight for a world title, his renewed ties... Read more
Luke Jackson recaps Will Young fight, title win and more
  THE price of success varies from person to person.   For Luke Jackson, it meant missing out on his birthday celebrations, a restricted Christmas and an arduous six week training camp away from home in Sydney.   His sacrifices ultimately paid dividends as Jackson (now 8-0, 3 KOs)... Read more
Billy Dib: “I have what it takes to stop this man”
  IN what looms as possibly the most important fight of his career, former IBF featherweight champion, Billy ‘The Kid’ Dib (39-3, 23 KOs) has yet another shot at world title glory.   This time the 29-year-old Aussie is set to face Japanese WBC super featherweight champion, Takashi Miura... Read more
Michael Katsidis edges Rodynie Rafol, in depth post-fight interview
  A forgettable week for Michael Katsidis ended on a positive note, with the former two-time WBO interim titleholder edging lively underdog Rodynie Rafol over six fast-paced rounds.   Faced with the loss of his dear friend Braydon Smith only days earlier, Katsidis, 34, survived an uncharacteristic slow start... Read more
Daniel Dawson remains upbeat despite Glen Tapia loss
  AUSSIE road warrior Daniel Dawson recently caught up with Aus-Boxing after his loss to fast rising American, Glen Tapia in Macau, China to discuss the disappointment of his defeat and where he sees his career going moving forward.   In our interview, Dawson explained that he felt exceptionally... Read more
#PrayForBrayd – Rest in Peace
  THE tributes have continued to flow in for promising Toowoomba prospect Brayd ‘The Great White’ Smith.   Smith had been in an unstable condition since falling into a coma, only hours after his ten-round title fight with undefeated Filipino John Vincent Moralde at Rumours International on Saturday night.... Read more
GCP Announces Multi-Fight Deal with CBS Sports Network
  GREG Cohen Promotions (GCP) announces a multi-fight deal with CBS Sports Network to telecast live professional boxing.   “Championship Boxing” will debut on CBS Sports Network on April 17 at 10:00 PM, ET at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota.   In the ten round main event, Ireland’s... Read more
Luke Jackson: “I’ve prepared like this is for a world title”
  A highly decorated amateur career moulded Luke Jackson from a budding prospect to national champion through to becoming a seasoned veteran.   He travelled the world, earned a podium finish at the Commonwealth Games before proudly captaining Australia at the London Olympics.   Those were all long standing... Read more
Valiant Tomlinson succumbs to Vargas enslaught in eight
  THERE is a reason why nobody in the super featherweight division is lining up to face Francisco Vargas.   Australia’s Will Tomlinson found that out the hard way, succumbing to the ferocious Mexican in eight rounds at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas.   Tomlinson, 28, made... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Will Tomlinson vs. Francisco Vargas
  THE eyes of the entire Australian boxing industry will be on San Antonio, Texas, when US trailblazer ‘Wild’ Will Tomlinson attempts to shock the boxing world when he challenges undefeated WBC/WBO #1 rated super featherweight Francisco Vargas.   Aus-Boxing spoke to a group of industry insiders and got... Read more
Tomlinson prepared to upset Vargas in biggest career fight
  ONE of Australia’s most exciting fighting exports, former IBO world champion ‘Wild’ Will Tomlinson returns to the ring in the US on the 12th March 2015 after dismantling former world title challenger Miguel Zamudio over eight devastating rounds in December.   Wild Will’s next challenge is against the... Read more
Jason Moloney talks Alvin Bais win, US training camp and more
  IF Jason Moloney wasn’t a bonafide prospect before his fight with Alvin Bais last Friday night, he certainly is now.   Moloney, 24, fought a genuine quality opponent in the upset-minded Filipino, who had previously given some premier names in this region problems.   Eighteen months earlier, Bais... Read more
Greatest Hits: ‘Wild’ Will Tomlinson
  WILL Tomlinson has packed a lot of action and drama into his twenty-five professional fights.   Although he isn’t one of the most polished boxers that Australia has to offer, Tomlinson’s sheer grit, determination and will to win is near unrivalled.   Tomlinson, 28, has defined his ring... Read more
Will Tomlinson: “I’ve got what it takes to beat Vargas”
  WILL Tomlinson is the first person to acknowledge that sometimes things have to go wrong in order to go right.   At 28 years of age, the battle hardened Melbournian who now calls Los Angeles home, speaks with the poise of a veteran as he fast approaches the... Read more
Billy Dib signs for Takashi Miura, WBC world title on May 1st
  THERE are no shortcuts to any place worth going.   For former IBF featherweight champion Billy Dib, the opportunity to become a two-division titleholder on foreign soil has proven to be the perfect setting to cap off a truly remarkable comeback.   The WBC #7 rated Dib (39-3,... Read more
Sam Ah-See discusses US training camp, training experiences and more
  LIKE so many fighters before him, Sam Ah-See has packed his bags and taken his unbeaten record abroad in the hope of securing bigger fights.   Ah-See, 23, made the lengthy trip abroad to the US last month, where he set up camp in both New York and... Read more
VIDEO: Nigel Benn presents Lucas Browne with Fighter of the Year belt
  LAST week British boxing icon Nigel Benn presented Australian heavyweight force Lucas Browne with his Fighter of the Year belt.   Browne, 35, had a standout year in 2014, being the only Australian to win a significant title fight abroad, while also becoming the first Australian heavyweight to... Read more
Brave Dawson outgunned by Tapia in Macau
  CHARISMATIC boxer/puncher Glen Tapia finished the usually durable Australian Daniel Dawson in three rounds overnight, in a performance that may go down as his best yet.   A one-time straight forward brawler, Tapia, 25, boxed intelligently against Dawson, 37, despite dropping the opening round to the aggressive Australian,... Read more
Ruthless Dunn disposes of Berrocal in two round thriller
  IN front of a enthusiastic crowd at the Royal Exhibition Building, Zac Dunn and Beibi Berrocal went at each other from the opening bell, engaging in a hellacious two round brawl.   Had it not been for the trigger-happy refereeing of Jim Boland, we could’ve possibly witnessed a... Read more
Daniel Dawson on weight, in form to shock Glen Tapia
  DANIEL Dawson and his team are approaching tonight’s WBO NABO light middleweight title fight with Glen Tapia as a “do-or-die” challenge.   Speaking from their luxurious base at the Venetian Resort in Macau, Dawson’s manager Mike Altamura is confident his charge can cause a mild upset over the... Read more
Jason Moloney: “I am expecting a good, hard fight”
  JASON Moloney is yet to see the second round as a professional boxer.   If he is to repeat that feat tonight, or even notch another impressive stoppage, it will speak volumes about the quality that the Mooroolbark-based prospect possesses.   Moloney, 24, was sidelined for the latter... Read more