Dunn battles through adversity to outscore Bursak
  ON the biggest stage of his professional career and before a live national audience on television, Zac Dunn delivered a stirring performance to lift the vacant IBO super middleweight title off a determined Max Bursak.   To the surprise of the adoring home crowd, Dunn, 24, was floored... Read more
Team Soliman discusses controversial Wade decision
  AS the dust settles here in Shelton, Washington State, the controversy hots up.   Sam Soliman’s management team are considering appealing the decision that saw him lose on a split decision to Dominic Wade here in Shelton Washington State.   “In the modern fight game punching statistics count... Read more
Christian Ennor on Soliman camp: “This camp has been the best ever”
  IN a handful of hours, Sam Soliman will roll the dice on his professional career.   Just eight months after Soliman suffered a potential career-ending knee injury as well as losing his coveted IBF middleweight title, he returns to face undefeated prospect Dominic Wade in Washington.   Last... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Zac Dunn 75.85 vs. Max Bursak 75.95
  UNDEFEATED super middleweight Zac Dunn and his crafty Ukrainian opponent Max Bursak both made weight ahead of their IBO super middleweight title clash.   Dunn (17-0, 15 KOs) and Bursak (31-3-1, 14 KOs) weighed well inside the super middleweight limit, with Dunn hitting the scale at 75.85 kilograms... Read more
Opportunity knocks for the Moloney brothers
  ON Wednesday morning, the headline was all about the highly anticipated return of four-time world champion, Danny Green.   He held his press conference to announce his return bout with Slovak opponent Tamas Kovacs at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena on August 19th.   There was also another announcement at... Read more
Zac Dunn primed for career-defining night with Max Bursak
  THE weeks have turned into days and now Zac Dunn is as close as ever to realising a lifelong dream.   On Saturday night at the Royal Exhibition Building, all eyes will be on the hard-hitting super middleweight, who will long to put an exclamation point on his... Read more
Danny Green confirms comeback, August 19th in Melbourne
  THE situation may have been unique, but for former world champion Danny Green, the media attention was almost certainly familiar.   Green, 42, put to rest countless months of speculation, announcing his unlikely return earlier today.   In front of a fervent media gathering at Crown Casino, Green... Read more
United with Hearts of Gold – Remembering Brayd Smith
  ON March 16th we lost a truly great man and boxing really became irrelevant.   But in the end it was boxing that once again brought everyone back together.   Believe it or not – the Smithy’s TGW team was always extremely close knit – but now it’s... Read more
Max Bursak: “One can make a 100-0 record with such opposition”
  CRAFTY Ukrainian veteran Max Bursak knows that he will be going into this weekend’s IBO super middleweight title clash against Zac Dunn at the Royal Exhibition Building as a heavy underdog.   But to those who think that the former middleweight world title challenger is coming to Melbourne... Read more
Team Zerafa respond to fighter withdrawal against Kerry Hope
  EARLIER today it came to light that once-beaten Melburnian prospect Michael Zerafa had withdrawn from his WBO affiliated regional title fight with Kerry Hope.   The withdrawal of Zerafa (17-1, 9 KOs) left the promoters of the ten-round contest scrambling for an increasingly late last-minute replacement.   Through... Read more
Kerry Hope describes Michael Zerafa: “He looks average”
  THREE years after he upset the odds to dethrone Grzegorz Proksa for the European middleweight title, Kerry Hope will launch his second onslaught for a middleweight world rating.   Now based out of Brisbane, the Welshman will face talented Melburnian Michael Zerafa (17-1, 9 KOs) on Friday night... Read more
VIDEO: Zac Dunn on Max Bursak, IBO super middleweight title fight
  IN just over a week, undefeated Australian and world rated super middleweight Zac Dunn will share a ring with esteemed Ukrainian veteran Max Bursak for the IBO super middleweight title at the Royal Exhibition Building.   The Melbourne-based Dunn has breezed through his opposition thus far as a... Read more
Jeff Horn on Djarbeng win: “I was happy with my performance”
  HAVING spent the early stages of the year on the sidelines due to injury, world rated welterweight Jeff Horn has wasted no time in his return.   Horn, 27, who holds credible top fifteen world ratings with both the WBO and the WBA, laid waste to his latest... Read more
Miguel Cotto mauls Daniel Geale in four round thrashing
  A weight drained Daniel Geale offered little resistance to Miguel Cotto, falling in four one-sided rounds at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.   The major talking point leading into the WBC middleweight title fight was the controversial 157 pound catchweight imposed by Cotto’s camp, despite the fight being... Read more
Caparello outpoints Belghecham, wins in super middleweight debut
  A defensively proficient Blake Caparello did as he pleased with the durable Affif Belghecham on Friday night.   Making his long awaited super middleweight debut, Caparello picked up the vacant WBO Asia Pacific and PABA super middleweight baubles with a polished unanimous points decision.   At the conclusion... Read more
Tomlinson vs. Aguelo to headline Channel 9 card on July 8th
  WILL Tomlinson will headline Channel Nine’s first foray into live domestic boxing in twenty five years when he faces hard-hitting Adones Aguelo in Melbourne on July 8th.   Tomlinson, 28, has campaigned in the US for the best part of two years, with his last Australian fight taking... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale
  FORMER unified IBF/WBA middleweight titlist Daniel Geale has the unique opportunity of becoming Australia’s first ever lineal middleweight champion when he takes on WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto in Brooklyn.   Geale, 34, is yet to win a fight in the US and will be looking to break... Read more
Josh King talks US debut, blockbuster domestic match ups
  WITH each passing win, WBO #8 rated Josh King continues to move towards an increasingly likely world title shot.   A week removed from his most recent win – this time in the US – televised live on CBS Sports, King outpointed a crafty Rogelio Casarez at the... Read more
Blake Caparello on Affif Belghecham, moving to super middleweight
  BLAKE Caparello will make his long awaited debut as a super middleweight on Friday night.   The Greenvale-based southpaw, who unsuccessfully challenged unified WBA/WBO/IBF light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, will face Frenchman Affif Belghecham (21-7-1, 5 KOs) for two regional titles in Melbourne.   Belghecham, 40, is best... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Blake Caparello 75.60 vs. Affif Belghecham 76.00
  THE eighteen fighters featuring on the ‘Reloaded’ card promoted by Brian Amatruda’s Big Time Boxing tomorrow night at the Melbourne Pavilion successfully made weight.   Former light heavyweight world title challenger Blake Caparello (20-1-1, 6 KOs) weighed well inside the super middleweight limit for his debut in his... Read more
Greatest Hits: Daniel ‘The Real Deal’ Geale
  QUIETLY spoken and at times unassuming, Daniel Geale has made a career out of being the underdog.   In a professional career that has spanned over the best part of a decade, Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) has unified the middleweight championship and scored several high-profile wins.   Ahead... Read more
Lenny Zappavigna on US move: “It’s a dream come true”
  POPULAR Aussie warrior, Lenny Zappavigna has had a big couple of weeks, perhaps the biggest of his life.   The 27-year-old Sydneysider has recently flown to the US to put pen to paper with promotional giant, Top Rank.   He has also packed up his house in Sydney... Read more
Quick Results: Weekly Round Up
  A quick round up of a busy week of domestic action for Australian boxing.   Saturday May 30th W.C. Handy Pavilion, Tennessee, USA   Josh King UD10 Rogelio Casarez   Cootamundra Town Hall, New South Wales   Ben Warburton TKO5 Joey Williams   Mansfield Tavern, Queensland   Jason... Read more