Jack Brubaker vs. Cameron Hammond set for Commonwealth title
  LONG serving Sydney promoter Paul Nasari has pulled off one of the biggest promotional coups of the year.   The head of Neutral Corner Promotions has secured the first Commonwealth welterweight title between two Australians in fifteen years with a salivating matchup between Jack Brubaker and Cameron Hammond.... Read more
Blake Caparello on learning from losses, training with the best
  BLAKE Caparello has fought world level opposition twice before, but fell short both times.   The Greenvale-based southpaw has long been regarded as Australia’s best defensive fighter. But with that accolade follows the scrutiny of being labelled safety-first and not fan-friendly; which is something he plans on changing.... Read more
Hurricane Futa shocks Will Tomlinson in first round upset
  WITH one punch, Hurricane Futa tipped the landscape of the Australian lightweight division on its head.   While some in the viewing audience saw Futa as a live underdog in his ten-round WBA affiliated regional title fight with Will Tomlinson, few expected him to possess such explosive punching... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Will Tomlinson 61.20 vs. Hurricane Futa 61.05
  WILL Tomlinson and Hurricane Futa both weighed inside the lightweight limit ahead of their fight tonight.   Tomlinson (25-2-1, 13 KOs) will look to score his third consecutive victory against Futa (20-6-1, 11 KOs), after putting together back-to-back wins over durable duo Adones Aguelo and Hero Tito since... Read more
Qamil Balla: “The break from boxing allowed me to get my life sorted”
  A misdiagnosed outlet issue almost brought the promising career of Qamil Balla to a grinding halt.   As his two fights in two years suggests, the undefeated former Australian light welterweight titleholder has endured a frustrating spell outside of the ropes. However, this all changes when he returns... Read more
Will Tomlinson discusses staying active, simplifying his approach
  SOMETIMES in boxing, the simplest approach can be the most effective.   Will Tomlinson hopes that same mentality will take him on a lightweight title run as he continues his resurgence against tricky Japanese import Hurricane Futa on Saturday night at the Melbourne Park Function Centre.   “The... Read more
Shannon O’Connell talks Miyoshi defence and road to Alicia Ashley
  FOR the first time in thirteen years, Shannon O’Connell is happy with the progression of her career.   The reigning WBC Silver super bantamweight titleholder will make the first defence of her title on Saturday night at the Melbourne Park Function Centre as she continues on her path... Read more
Michael Zerafa on fighting abroad, Quillin defeat, returning to the US
  MICHAEL Zerafa isn’t content with success on a national scale.   The talented middleweight, who currently holds an IBF affiliated regional title, will continue to build towards an imminent opportunity abroad when he takes on the well-travelled Istvan Zeller on Saturday night in Melbourne.   Zerafa, 24, has... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Danny Green 86.15 vs. Kane Watts 89.90
  BOTH Danny Green and Kane Watts were full of smiles at today’s media weigh-in.   Watts (18-2, 11 KOs) and Green (34-5, 28 KOs) will meet tomorrow night at Hisense Arena in one of the most high-profile national title contests in recent memory, with a stacked undercard boasting... Read more
Kane Watts on Green: “I just don’t think he is as sharp as he once was”
  THERE is nothing in particular that stands out about Kane Watts.   From his everyman look, to his all black ring attire. The full-time plumber and gym owner goes about his business with minimal fuss and does so in the most effective and simple manner possible.   However,... Read more