Kerry Hope: “I’m literally open to facing anyone in the country”
  KERRY Hope is calling out Australia’s best at both super middleweight and middleweight.   The Brisbane-based southpaw has put the challenge out to Australia’s best in both divisions to man up and face him, although the rugged 34-year-old believes many Aussie fighters are putting him in the “too... Read more
Brad Pitt calls for Danny Green: “Send me a contract”
  DANNY Green is pencilled in for an August return, and Brad Pitt wants to be in the other corner.   Green (34-5, 28 KOs) is tentatively scheduled to announce his opponent for an August return next week, with an agreement already in place for the three-division titleholder to... Read more
Will Tomlinson outscores game Hero Tito in return fight
  WILL Tomlinson’s resurgence as a lightweight continued with a decision win over a lively Hero Tito.   Tomlinson (now 25-2-1, 13 KOs) proved to be far more mobile than in previous fights and showed an ability to be effective on the back foot, timing Tito (now 21-12-2, 7... Read more
Will Tomlinson talks Hero Tito, three-fight plan for 2016
  EVERYTHING stops for Will Tomlinson on Friday night.   The former IBO super featherweight titleholder enters his fight with Indonesian Hero Tito at the Melbourne Pavilion, knowing that anything other than a win, will put a serious dent in his lightweight title ambitions.   We caught up with... Read more
Brian Amatruda discusses Will Tomlinson, potential Dib blockbuster
  IF Brian Amatruda says he’s planning to make a fight, more often than not, it comes to fruition.   Australia’s leading boxing promoter and property entrepreneur, who is staging two events in the space of 48 hours this weekend, spoke to us about his plans for former IBO... Read more
Rocky Jerkic made mandatory for Commonwealth champion Liam Williams
  ROCKY Jerkic has established himself as one of Australia’s most talented boxers.   After taking the Australian light middleweight title from reigning champion Shannon King in an epic battle on free-to-air television last year, Jerkic is now aiming for the Commonwealth title, held by Welshman Liam Williams.  ... Read more
Lucas Browne stripped of WBA title, banned for six months
  LUCAS Browne has been stripped of his heavyweight title by the World Boxing Association (WBA).   Browne, 37, became Australia’s first ever heavyweight titleholder and the WBA regular champion by scoring a come-from-behind tenth round knockout over reigning champion Ruslan Chagaev in Grozny back in March.   However,... Read more
Ben Warburton on life obstacles, Australian title challenge
  BEN Warburton has made no secret about his plans to spoil Will Young’s retirement party.   The 27-year-old Sydneysider arrived in Toowoomba earlier this week with his sights firmly set on the Australian super featherweight title.   For Warburton (11-4-1, 6 KOs), tonight’s fight will be the peak... Read more
Will Young discusses final fight: “I’m extremely proud to be an Australian champion”
  AS his nickname suggests, there aren’t many fighters tougher than ‘Iron’ Will Young.   The two-division Australian titleholder and proud Toowoomba resident will make the final appearance of his professional career tomorrow night, when he defends his national strap against Ben Warburton.   With his last fight being... Read more
Mixed fortunes for Zac Dunn and Blake Caparello
  LONG before last weekend, Zac Dunn had been touted as Australia’s best super middleweight.   But with a resume devoid of even a single Australian-born opponent, it was easy to see why many pundits had doubts about the Melburnian carrying such lofty expectations, especially after just twenty professional... Read more