Lynden Hosking previews Punches at the Park III, calls for Aussie vs. Aussie fights
VICTORIAN promoter Lynden Hosking is looking to secure as many domestic match ups as possible. Hosking’s fledgling promotional company, Hosking Promotions, will host their seventh professional event and the third installment of the aptly titled ‘Punches at the Park’ series on Saturday night at the Melbourne Park Function Centre,... Read more
Ibrahim Balla on learning curves, continuing to improve
IBRAHIM Balla will use the adversity he faced in 2016 as motivation to start his year off in impressive fashion. Just one fight removed from his only blemish as a professional, the former Olympian and two-divison Australian titleholder admits that he learnt a lot about himself during a difficult... Read more
Adam Wilcock highlights importance of Sherrington win over Mitchell
FOR Les Sherrington and his team, winning on Saturday night is all that matters. A confident Team Sherrington, led by the veteran’s manager Adam Wilcock, believe that an upset victory in their WBA affiliated regional title fight in Melbourne will set their fighter up for one last run at... Read more
Les Sherrington discusses past performances, motivation to continue fighting
IF his desire and will to win are anything to go by, Les Sherrington should give Jayde Mitchell a run for his money. The Gold Coast-based Sherrington has faced a murderers row of super middleweights in a credible career that has spanned over fifteen years. But even at 34,... Read more
Jayde Mitchell on Les Sherrington, potential Bilal Akkawy fight
A stacked super middleweight division isn’t going to stop unified regional titleholder Jayde Mitchell from seeking the biggest fights available. The popular Peninusla-based product is in the final stages of his preparation to face durable divisional gatekeeper Les Sherrington on Saturday night as the feature attraction of Hosking Promotions... Read more
Anthony Buttigieg recaps Rocky Jerkic win, lifting Commonwealth title
ANTHONY Buttigieg scored a famous upset on Friday night, derailing the highly touted Rocky Jerkic over twelve heats in Melbourne. The Melburnian, who is aptly nicked named ‘The Boss’, mauled the previously unbeaten Jerkic (now 15-1, 12 KOs) and was quick to assert himself from the opening stanza, smothering... Read more
Anthony Buttigieg on Rocky Jerkic: “I think they look at me like I’m an easy option”
UNDEFEATED light middleweight prospect Anthony Buttigieg can’t help but get the feeling that he’s being overlooked. The stocky Melburnian faces a herculean challenge on Friday night when he attempts to derail the ascension of former Australian light middleweight titleholder Rocky Jerkic. The pair will collide for the prestigious Commonwealth... Read more