Team Asis win battle for neutral judges in Johannesburg
  JACK Asis has secured neutral judges for his August 5th title defence against Malcom Klassen.   The International Boxing Organisation (IBO) has announced the four men that will referee and officiate Asis’ maiden IBO super featherweight title defence against South African Malcolm Klassen in Johannesburg.   The final... Read more
Brubaker outlasts Takayama, successfully defends OPBF title
  It’s often said that travelling fighters don’t get a fair shake on the road.   However, Australia’s Jack Brubaker (now 11-1-1, 5 KOs) disproved that as he earned a close and very competitive decision win over Japan’s Suyon Takayama (24-2, 8 KOs), in Takayama’s home of Tokyo, in... Read more
Jack Brubaker on Takayama defence: “I really believe they have underestimated me”
  JACK Brubaker might be the defending champion in Tokyo; but he’s fighting to prove a point.   The Cronulla native will make the second defence of his OPBF strap against favoured Japanese live-wire Suyon Takayama at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan on Monday night, with the... Read more
A week to forget for Solomon Haumono and Sam Soliman
  SOLOMON Haumono’s dreams of an unlikely world title tilt were crushed by Joseph Parker in Christchurch.   It took the 24-year-old Auckland native just shy of four rounds to deal with Haumono’s size and lumbering style, before breaking down the Australian with a crisp uppercut that split the... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Joseph Parker 106.40 vs. Solomon Haumono 109.00
  A respectful Solomon Haumono and Joseph Parker faced off for one last time in Christchurch.   The heavily favoured Parker (19-0, 16 KOs) tipped the scales at a trim 106.40 kilograms, while the hard-hitting Haumono (24-2-2, 21 KOs) weighed in at a trim 109.00 kilograms, his lightest weight... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Joseph Parker vs. Solomon Haumono
  SOLOMON Haumono has an opportunity to secure an unlikely world title shot if he can defeat Joseph Parker.   The hard-hitting Haumono (24-2-2, 21 KOs) will face highly touted heavyweight prospect Joseph Parker (19-0, 16 KOs) for a string of regional titles and will hope to steal the... Read more
Justin Fortune warns Parker: “One punch can change everything”
  JUSTIN Fortune has been around the game long enough to know that every fighter has a punchers chance.   The former state and regional titleholder, who now calls Los Angeles home, is best known for his strength and conditioning work with future first ballot Hall of Famer and... Read more
Solomon Haumono: Against All Odds
  SOLOMON Haumono knows about courage.   Life for the big man has been a series of highs and lows, both cruel and kind.   He’s experienced his share of sporting glory and endured spells of hopelessness but Haumono’s resolve has shone through and he’s now as close as... Read more
Will Tomlinson to headline Hosking Promotions ‘Punches @ The Park’
  WILL Tomlinson will headline Hosking Promotions first foray into the Melbourne boxing market on August 13.   The highly aniticipated card will take place at the Melbourne Park Function Centre in the heart of Melbourne’s Olympic Park precinct, making ‘Punches @ The Park’ the first boxing event to... Read more